Sermons

May 19, 2019

Capturing God’s Vision Based on Acts 11:1-18, Revelation 21:1-6, John 13:31-35           King Solomon, who is identified as the author in the opening verses of the Hebrew Bible book Ecclesiastes, writes in Chapter 1, “…Utterly pointless, says the Teacher. ‘Absolutely…

May 12, 2019

Following Lamb and Shepherd Based on Psalm 23, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30           Life is mysterious and often gives us the appearance of a paradox.  Paradox is something that at first glance appears contradictory.  Things like having taller buildings but…

May 5, 2019

Who Are You? Based on Acts 9:1-20, Revelation 5:11-14, John 21:1-19           Picture this…a couple who are all by themselves are engaged in a spirited conversation.  We join the conversation just after one half of the couple says something outrageous…

April 28, 2019

Our Witness Based on Acts 5:27-32, Revelation 1:4-8, John 20:19-31           Welcome to the second Sunday of Eastertide!  Liturgically we are now in the period called “The Great 50 days of Easter”, that time between Easter Sunday and Pentecost (June…

April 21, 2019 – Easter

Remember How He Told You… Based on Acts 10:34-43, 1Cor 15:19-26, Luke 24:1-12           Christmas and Easter celebrations are times when churches like this one see the greatest attendance.  Families gather together and spend time recollecting important bits of collective…

April 7, 2019

Looking Forward Based on Isaiah 43:16-21, Philippians 3:4-14, John 12:1-8           Last July I was driving back to Arlington one Sunday afternoon with Ms. Hope in the back of the Subaru.  She was not quite 5 months old at the…

March 31, 2019

Life’s About Choices Based on Joshua 5:9-12, 2Corinthians 5:16-21, Luke 15:11-32           Lucinda and I have a dear friend who is a Human Resources professional.  She has been doing this line of work for decades now, and she has some…

March 17, 2019

Whom Shall I Fear? Based on Genesis 15:1-12, Philippians 3:17 – 4:1, Luke 13:31-35           Not long after we arrived in Madison, the young men in our house decided to go out and climb Old Rag.  Being “city boys”, they…