Sermon: Heckuva Job, Rich Guy!

Luke 16:19-31 You remember the phrase, “Heckuva job” don’t you? The whole quote goes this way:  “Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job.” “Brownie” refers to Michael Brown.  His job was to lead our government response to Hurricane Katrina when it hit the Gulf Coast full force and smashed into New Orleans on August 29, 2005.…

Sunday Sermon: Unwrapping Gifts

Favorite Things: Unwrapping Gifts Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; Romans 5:1-5: John 16:12-15 You know that survey you all had the chance to fill out for the past month?  The one where you were asked to tell us your favorite things — everything from favorite hymns to favorite ice cream toppings — well, today we begin a…

Sunday Sermon: See the Light

See the Light of God RevealedJohn 20:19-31; 1 John 1:1-2:2April 15, 2012 Our gospel today gives us a picture of a church.It’s a church which had no fancy organ, or even an old upright piano. No choir. No pastor, even. In fact, it’s a picture of a most miserable little gathering – how could they…

Living Messages

Sermon for Oct. 16, 20111 Thessalonians 1:1-10Exodus 33:12-23Matthew 22:15-22 On one end of our story today, we see Moses – begging for a glimpse of God.  And on the other end of the story we have the early church in Thessalonica – waiting – expectantly – for Jesus to return as promised. Just a glimpse…