Strong Words

February 17, 2013

  Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Luke 4:1-13 Every year, at the beginning of the season of Lent, we hear the story of Jesus and his 40 days in the wilderness. The Judean desert is not a friendly place. If you’ve ever seen … Continue reading

The View From The Mountaintop

February 10, 2013

Amos 5:21-24; Luke 9:28-36 “I just want to do God’s will. And he’s allowed me to go to the mountain. And I’ve looked over, and I’ve seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want … Continue reading

“Nice Sermon, Dear”

February 3, 2013

(Nehemiah 8: 5-10; Luke 4:14-30) The title of today’s sermon is one of those comments that make preachers cringe a little. It’s a comment made especially frequently to young, fresh-out-of-seminary preachers, who are trying with all that they have to … Continue reading