New Day Sermon Pentecost 10 Sometimes Jesus’ words seem almost too difficult to accept. Today we wrestle with some of those words and consider how we see in them a reminder that even when Jesus seems harsh, he is speaking to us in love.
New Day Sermon Pentecost 8 As we hear the familiar “Parable of the Rich Fool” we are reminded of both the curse of placing too much trust in material possessions, and also the problem of isolating ourselves from others around us.
New Day Sermon Pentecost 7 Life is like a roller coaster. While on it, how do you talk to God? Note: The beginning of the sermon features a clip from the movie Bruce Almighty.
New Day Sermon Pentecost 4 A different look at the familiar Mary and Martha story, which offers the possibility of living in the tension found between Martha’s actions and Mary’s listening.
New Day Sermon Pentecost 5 Jesus ends the Parable of the Good Samaritan with the phrase, “Go and do likewise.” What does going and doing likewise look like?
New Day Sermon pentecost 4 In today’s Gospel from Luke chapter 10, Jesus sends his followers out on a mission. If this mission were to be a TV series, maybe it would look something like this: Now, for the rest of the sermon, about “The A-Team”…
New Day Sermon Pentecost 3 What kind of image of Christ will you encounter? Or more pointedly, do you know what kind of disciple Christ is calling you to be today?
“We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and move in light of what they suffer.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer
This quote reminds me everyday of Christ’s compassion and consideration for all parties, which is why it hangs where I must see it.
New Day Sermon Trinity Sunday What can we really say about the Trinity? We have lots of words, all of which try to describe it. Maybe it is as simple as God’s creative efforts to be present to us “in many and various ways.”
New Day Sermon Pentecost Sunday What if the Holy Spirit provides the rhythm in our lives? Are you feeling the beat?