The congregation’s part when we read the Passion Gospel according to Mark is two horrible words: “Crucify him.” Here’s why you should say them.
There’s an epic story hidden in just the first few words of John 3:16. It’s about God. And it’s about love. Can’t get more epic than that. Read more in this sermon.
When we incline our hearts to keep the Ten Commandments, we intentionally lean towards God every single day, thus signaling our desire to participate in this most important relationship of our lives.
Ever since I got married and had kids, Jesus has been teaching me that I’m not the main character in my own life, which helps me turn the spotlight on all those whom Jesus desires me to see and then serve.
Six sermons. Over 8,000 words. All trying to get to the same truth about following Jesus. Walk with me through these Epiphany sermons as we spiral upward in the life of faith.
The season of Lent offers us the invitation to expand our normal narrowness so that God has even more interior space to fill. We accomplish this expansion, paradoxically, by doing its opposite – by fasting.
The true life that God invites each of us to live is the expansive, abundant, eternal life, which fuels the fires of our souls. This is the life we have, but it is rarely the life we live. The ashes we wear today remind us to live this life even in the midst of our transience.
The last of a six part sermon series about our lives as followers of Jesus Christ. God gives us the gift of revelation — of seeing with transfigured eyes — and then everything begins again.