Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Church Has Left the Building

August 23, 2015     13th Sunday after Pentecost 1 Kings 8: 22-30         Ephesians 6:10-20      John 6:56-69 When I first started to work on this sermon I used the title “God Has Left the Building,” because I saw the contrast of Solomon … Continue reading

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MESSAGE FROM PASTOR PEG

During the first three weeks of August I was on vacation.  So there is a three week gap in sermons when I wasn’t writing.

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Recognizing the Miraculous

July 26, 2015     9th Sunday after Pentecost 2 Samuel 11:1-15        Ephesians 3:14-21      John 6:1-21 Miracles are funny things. We want to believe in them and we hope that they are real. But with our 21st century, age of enlightenment, logical … Continue reading

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Finding the Balance of Our Commitment

July 19, 2015   8th Sunday after Pentecost 2 Samuel 7:1-14a         Ephesians 2:11-22      Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 This Chapter of Ephesians is supposedly very beautiful in the original Greek, and many scholars have suggested that is was an early hymn of the … Continue reading

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Which Direction are You Dancing In?

July 12, 2015     Seventh Sunday after Pentecost 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19           Ephesians 1:3-14             Mark 6:14-29 At first I couldn’t see any connection between the Old Testament reading of David bringing the Ark into Jerusalem and the story of John … Continue reading

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Serving Our Church and our State

July 05, 2015       6th Sunday After Pentecost      July 4th Sunday 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10      2 Corinthians 12:2-10     Mark 6:1-13 Happy 239th Birthday America! Yes, I know that we are supposed to be a religious institution and that there … Continue reading

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The Generosity of God’s Grace

June 28, 2015     5th Sunday after Pentecost 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27                2 Corinthians 8:7-15               Mark 5:21-43 Last week we had to come to terms with a young white male sitting down in a Bible Study and then, after one … Continue reading

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