Category: Sermons

Free to Serve

Free to Serve

If you want confirmation that you have passed from being young to being old there is an easy test. Wake up on Saturday morning, turn on the TV, and look for some cartoons to watch. Chances are, you won’t find any because Saturday Morning Cartoons are a thing of the past. But you can still…

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“Hope, Sow”

“Hope, Sow”

Peace. Peace is a word that we say a lot, or perhaps think about a lot. We want some peace and quiet we say, well, at least we say that a lot in our house. We paint signs and hang banners expressing our desire for this elusive thing called peace. There are basically two definitions…

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“The Reckoning”

“The Reckoning”

I don’t know if any of you are familiar with the reality show “Survivor” but it is one that my family has started to watch recently. It takes place in a different location every season, usually a deserted tropical island of some type. Typically they are some of the most remote and beautiful locals on…

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We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down

Do you remember playing hot potato when you were a kid? You sit in a circle with your friends and you pass a ball around while music is playing and whoever is holding the ball when the music stops is out. If you didn’t play that you probably played musical chairs which is very similar.…

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“Do, or Do Not”

“Do, or Do Not”

The eyes of the nation, and perhaps the world, have turned towards the book of Romans this week. A news story broke about immigrant children being separated from their parents and being kept in rather squalid detention facilities. And our government, in particular our Attorney General – who happens to also be a United Methodist,…

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The Exchange

The Exchange

“The Exchange” Sermon Romans 1:16-23 by Grace Cubed This is the sermon audio from our worship service on June 10, 2018. The companion podcast for this sermon is “Degrading Passions” with Bob Simmons.

The Exchange

The Exchange

There is a story in the Old Testament that some of you may remember from Sunday School when you were younger. It’s one of those stories we can miss the point on rather easily because we are so far removed from its context. It becomes difficult to relate to just what is happening and why…

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Under The Cover of Darkness

Under The Cover of Darkness

It happens more often then you would think, but less often then most pastors would like: Someone comes up to you and says: “I want to read the bible. Where’s a good place to start?” Most often, at least for me, when someone asks that question, I direct them to the gospel of John. I…

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Day Drinking

Day Drinking

Human beings are creatures of habit. It’s cliche but no less true. Another word for habit is ritual, so it is, that we are creatures of ritual. We have a certain way of doing things, of moving in the world that, if we skip, we feel out of sorts, like something is wrong that we…

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