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Keep on Going for Christ

October 15, 2017                   19th Sunday of Pentecost Exodus: 32: 1-14        Philippians 4:1-9       Matthew 22:1-14 One of the techniques for writing a sermon is to read a Bible story and then to think: Who am I in the Bible story? … Continue reading

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Being Caretakers of God’s Love

October 8, 2017         18th Sunday of Pentecost Genesis 39:4-6            Philippians 3:4b-14         Matthew 21:33–46 Jesus told a lot of stories about tenant or stewards who were in charge of their master’s houses when the master was away, a common … Continue reading

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Putting the World into Communion

October 1, 2017           17th Sunday in Pentecost   World Communion Sunday Exodus 17:1–7            Philippians 2:1–13      Matthew 21:23–32 World Communion Sunday. The entire planet in connection and communication with God all together on one day.   It’s a great idea. It doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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A Space for Everyone

September 24, 2017              16th Sunday of Pentecost Exodus 16:2–15         Philemon 1:21–30        Matthew 20:1–16 Do you know the TV show, Undercover Boss? It started when a British television executive, Stephen Lambert, was laid over in the Seattle airport, which … Continue reading

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The Correct Way to Get Closer to God?

September 17, 2017              15th Sunday in Pentecost Exodus 14:19–31        Romans 14:1–12         Matthew 18:21–35 There is a neat Buddhist parable that I would like to share with you. There was once a Buddhist Sage, a really wise, wonderful, and loving … Continue reading

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May Love Guide Us

September 10, 2017              14th Sunday in Pentecost Exodus 12:1–14          Romans 13:8–14
        Matthew 18:15–20 There are times when I read the Bible and I think, “What on earth was happening that someone was compelled to say that?”   Usually this happens when … Continue reading

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Looking Through the Other’s Eyes

Guest Preacher: Rev. Eileen Eppersen.  Eileen filled in for me when I was on vacation.  Here is a copy of her sermon printed with her permission — Thanks Eileen! September 3, 2017 1 Corinthians 8: 1-13         … Continue reading

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