Sermon for 03/25/2018 – “The Uncertainty of Obedience”

“The Uncertainty of Obedience” Mark 14:32-42 Final in the series “Embracing the Uncertain” Obedience.  Parents, we like it when our kids willingly do what we ask them to do, don’t we?  Pet owners, we like obedience from our pets, too.  Employers appreciate and value employees who do what is expected in the way it is

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Sermon for 03/18/2018 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Surrender”

“The Uncertainty of Surrender” Luke 19:1-10 In the series “Embracing the Uncertain” I imagine that, if you grew up attending or helping in Vacation Bible School or in kids’ Sunday School, your mind went in a certain direction when you heard today’s Gospel reading from Luke 19.  You heard about Zacchaeus, and you might have

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Sermon for 03/11/2018 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Mortality”

“The Uncertainty of Mortality” In the series, “Embracing the Uncertain” John 11:17-27 Rev. Becky Schofield Motter Martha and Mary experience what many of us would love to happen in our lives. They are given additional time with a loved one who has died. I wonder if some of you can relate to my feelings at

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Sermon for 03/04/2018 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Worry”

The Uncertainty of Worry Luke 12:4-7, 22-31 3rd in the series “Embracing the Uncertain” Harvey Penick was perhaps the finest American golf coach ever.  He said that most golfers do not think on the golf course; they just worry.  “Worrying,” he wrote, “is a misuse of your mind on the golf course.  Whatever your obstacle,

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Sermon for 02/25/2018 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Forgiveness”

The Uncertainty of Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-22 2nd in the series “Embracing the Uncertain” As we continue our series around embracing life’s uncertainties, I invite us to consider a question:  When someone has wronged you, how do you react?  How do you feel, and what do you do about it?  Maybe you feel hurt, angry, resentful,

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Sermon for 02/18/2017 – “Embracing the Uncertain: The Uncertainty of Faith”

The Uncertainty of Faith 1st in the series “Embracing the Uncertain” Mark 9:14-29 Life is full of uncertainties.  Watching the news this week proved that, when 17 students and faculty who went to their high school as they did every day, were gunned down by someone who acquired an assault weapon legally and may have

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