An important part of our worship each week is the sermon.  An important goal of the sermon is to encourage members of the congregation to think about how the Holy Scriptures – written thousands of years ago – apply to our lives today.  Click on the name of the sermon to hear it.

The Yoke is Light Because it is Meaningful

Posted on 18 Jul 2017
Jesus says, “for my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”  Jesus’s burden was  light because it was meaningful.  Jesus calls on us to carry on with his burden – which can also be light for us because it is meaningful.
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Being a Missionary for Jesus

Posted on 18 Jul 2017
Doing God’s work on earth is rewarding and challenging.  We see examples of this throughout the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures.  Jesus asks us to be missionaries, and provides the guidance, strength,  and support for this rewarding and challenging task.
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… and Establish World Peace

Posted on 12 Jun 2017
We hear the beauty of the Bible’s story of creation and compare it a bit to the beauty of the story of creation that scientists describe to us today.  We also hear about Jesus’ audacious instructions to his apostles and think about how we can be audacious in the world – by
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Prophets in the Past; Prophets Today

Posted on 12 Jun 2017
In this sermon, I explore differences between Prophets  (who express God’s hopes and desires for humanity) and Oracles  (who can see the future).  Who is a prophet in your life; in whose life can you be a prophet? This sermon was delivered on 6/4/17.  
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