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Angels Unawares

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. ~~Hebrews 13:2 (NRSV) I’m not much for the Book of Hebrews.  I’ve never been enamored by the lofty language, the implied superiority of New Testament teaching over the Old Testament foundations for Jesus’ ministry, and the…

Have No Fear

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 9 What are you afraid of?  We’re all afraid of something.  Maybe you have nyctophobia, a fear of darkness  or arachnophobia, a fear of spiders.  Maybe your fear is a little more unusual like Arachibutyrophobia – the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.  I know for a…

Pal Pusztai
Let the Triune God Resolve Divisions

New Day Sermon Pentecost 3 Divisions can cause all kinds of problems. In Mark 3, Jesus says unity is threatened by divisions. A House divided is destined to fall. One can look at fear being a major underlying reason for divisions to surface. One way to resolve divisions is to turn to the Triune God…

Fear Not! With God All is Possible!

Traditional sermon Advent 4 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Today’s gospel lesson on the Annunciation is probably a very familiar story to most Christians, especially during Advent as we await to celebrate the birth of God’s only Son, Jesus Christ, on…

Rev. Craig Ross
Talents & More

New Day Sermon PENTECOST 24 When we hear the word “talent” we think of what brings us to ballet class, or we think of huge monetary amounts in the biblical world.  This morning you were invited to use Jesus’ story about talents as a call to choose courageous acts over those that are fearful and…

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
Need A Word Of Hope?

Pentecost 26 traditional sermon The sky is falling! We’ve had a pretty dramatic year in the life of our country, haven’t we? I’m sure the last few weeks and months you have been regaled with the soap opera that has been our election cycle, to the point that this past Tuesday has been more of…