Sermons

November 4, 2018

The Shema Based on Ruth 1:1-18, Mark 12:28-34, Deuteronomy 6:4-9           Who here can tell me what the Hebrew word “sh’ma” means?  It is the word that means hear (or listen).  There are many occasions in the Bible that call…

October 28, 2018

Regaining Our Sight Based on Job 42, Hebrews 7:23-28, Mark 10:46-52           Anne Sullivan came to Tuscumbia, Alabama, in March 1887 to be the teacher of a young girl named Helen Keller. In later life, Helen would remember Sullivan’s arrival…

October 7, 2018

Hesed Based on Job 2:1-10, Hebrews 2:5-12, Mark 10:2-16           I want you to take a moment and think back to your childhood.  The specific moment I’d like you to focus on is the feelings you experienced the very first…

September 30, 2018

Beloved Community Based on Esther 7:1-10, Mark 9:38-50, James 5:13-20           In 1913, a philosopher named Josiah Royce published a book entitled, “The Problem of Christianity”.  This work develops his view of religion and of a perfectly loyal society.  This…

September 23, 2018

The G.O.A.T. Based on Mark 9:30-37, Psalm 1, James 3:13 – 4:3           Those of you who follow professional sport of any type probably recognize the capitalized acronym “G.O.A.T.”…anyone?  Right, “Greatest of All Time”, very good!  The abbreviation has become…