Sermons from January 2015

Out of Our Comfort Zones

Mark 1:14-20 Do you remember your first day at work? Or, your first day at school? Do you remember your feelings on beginning something brand new? Did you feel prepared, or did you hope that you might learn as you went along, and decided to fake it until you could make it? Mark’s Gospel describes […]

Listening for God

Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 Samuel 3:1-10 I Corinthians 6:12-20 A humorous quote notes that “God is like Elvis, he shows up everywhere!” In many ways, that’s the heart of the season of Epiphany. The One who lured strangers from the East to give homage to the baby Jesus is at work everywhere bringing good news and […]

Going Home by Another Road

Matthew2:1-15 Epiphany is the season of revealing. It is the season which celebrates the many manifestations of God, within and beyond the Christian tradition. The magi from the East, possibly coming from today’s Iran, were followers of the spiritual leader Zoroaster, and believers in the light of God that overcomes the darkness and chaos of […]