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Adventure with Sowing (or not)! (Sermon, July 16, 2017)

Hello Friends! This past Sunday we began a series of parables from Matthew.  The first is the famous parable of the Sower.  This story is very familiar and is one of the rare parables that Jesus “explains.”  But, it isn’t … Continue reading

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Adventures with Indecision! (Sermon, July 9, 2017)

Hello Friends! This week we continue in Matthew, a reading that is a bit chopped up, and Jesus talks about Himself and John the Baptist and then delivers one of the most well know phrases in the New Testament: “Come … Continue reading

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Adventures with Welcoming! (Sermon, July 2, 2017)

Hello Friends! I’m back from vacation just in time for a National Holiday (here in America anyway).  I hope everyone had a fun and safe Independence Day. This weeks portion of Matthew continues directly from the week before.  Here Jesus … Continue reading

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Adventures with Solo Mission! (Sermon, June 18, 2017)

Hello Friends! The Lectionary tends to jump around, which can be confusing for people who are in the pews listening week after week.  Therefore, I try to always put the reading in context.  Last week we heard the Great Commission … Continue reading

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Adventures with Commissioning! (Sermon June 11, 2017)

Hello Friends! Sunday the 11th was Trinity Sunday, the day when we celebrate the Trinity (of course).  The reading this year, however, is Matthew 28:16-20 and is the story we call “The Great Commission.”  It is hard to talk about … Continue reading

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Adventures on Pentecost! (Sermon, June 4, 2017)

Hello Friends! Last Sunday was the last Sunday in Easter, otherwise known as Pentecost.  Other than wearing red, and other traditions such as speaking foreign languages, having balloons, flying doves, etc, this is the Sunday that we hear about the … Continue reading

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Adventures with Prayer! (Sermon, May 28, 2017)

Hello Friends! In this week’s excerpt from John (17:1-11), Jesus prays for us.  This isn’t unusual, the unusual part is that He does it right in front of the disciples, within their earshot.  Jesus prays for us, and with us! … Continue reading

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