Sermon for 07/25/2021 – “Summer Baggage: Fear”

Psalm 23:1-6; 139:7-12 In the series “Summer Baggage” In this series, we are considering extra baggage we carry with in life that can weigh us down. Previously, we’ve reflected on the baggage of bitterness and anger and of pride. Today we consider another unnecessary piece of baggage: fear. It seems that almost every time I

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Sermon for 11/24/2019 – “Grateful”

Psalm 65; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Matthew 6:25-34 Final in the series “Grateful” This morning we conclude our November series that has focused on gratitude.  We’ve sought to increase our gratitude level and to grow in expressing our gratitude through a variety of suggested practices. We’ve been reminded that we have many reasons to give God

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Sermon for 02/10/2019 – “Unafraid: Fear of the Last Enemy”

Fear of the Last Enemy 1 Corinthians 15:50-58; John 11:17-27 In the series “Unafraid” Before we started this series, we sent out email invitations asking for people to complete an online poll fear.  Thank you for the great responses – we had an almost 50% response rate.  Today we look at three related topics that

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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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