Fight, Flight…or Faith?

February 2, 2020
What does the Lord require of us? Micah spells it out: to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God. Simple—yet what a challenge to anyone who knows…
Epiphany is the season of light, and today’s lessons proclaim that light has come into our world. It shines on those who sit in darkness—the darkness of exile, the darkness…
“Jesus is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. That message is astounding in itself; but what is more, God entrusts the proclaiming of that…

When God Takes Over

January 12, 2020
In the waters of the Jordan, Jesus is baptized by John. The triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, converge on this day. “You are my beloved,” a voice calls…

Exposure to Venom

December 29, 2019
The saving love of God unifies the lessons today. Isaiah proclaims that it was no angel who saved the people of old, but God himself. Paul assures the Galatians that…

Identity [theft] Gift

December 24, 2019
Glory to God! Christ is born! Salvation has come to the earth! This message is more than a familiar story; it’s an invitation to sing, to give thanks for all…
[No Audio] Christmas is the celebration of the incarnation, the mystery that God is with us, in the flesh, in Jesus, both baby and Lord. Out God did not hide…
[No Sermon] “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!” this morning we celebrate Advent with music. We thank our bells, choir, and contemporary worship team for contributing to the sound…

24 Hour Egg Challenge Sermon

December 8, 2019
[No Audio] Enter John the Baptist. The strident voice, calling out from the wilderness, invites everyone of his day and ours to take the plunge—not just into the Jordan to…

A Closer Look at Advent

December 1, 2019
We like to think of our lives as secure, stable, permanent. We enjoy thinking ourselves as in control. This is a delusion. The truth is that God, the same Creator…