A Reformation Anniversary Sermon

Katherine von Bora was born in January of 1499 in a small village near Leipzig. Unlike most girls of her time, she received an education; she was sent to a Benedictine convent at age five. When she was nine, she was moved to a Cistercian monastery where she became a nun. However, as a teenager…

Whole Life Discipleship – A Sermon on Exodus 33:12-23

Exodus 33:12-23 Moses said to the LORD, “See, you have said to me, ‘Bring up this people’; but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, ‘I know you by name, and you have also found favor in my sight.’ Now if I have found favor in…

A Container Big Enough

Social media should have had one big content warning on it this week as feeds lit up with #metoo by the hundreds, thousands, countless numbers of women sharing that we, too, have been sexually harassed and assaulted. Of course we have. Some shared harrowing stories of the men who raped them. Some detailed the incidents…

Living Well Together – A Sermon on Matthew 18:15-20 (from 9/17/17)

If another person sins against you…just talk about them in the parking lot after the meeting. If another person sins against you…call a bunch of people to complain about them. You may even want to start an anonymous letter-writing campaign to discredit them. If another person sins against you…just send them a nasty email, copied…