Sermons from August 2015

Will the Circle be Unbroken?

Romans 8:38-39   Will the circle be unbroken By and by, Lord, by and by There’s a better home a-waiting In the sky, Lord, in the sky. So asks a grieving son, in that blue grass classic, as he watches his mother’s hearse pass by. Death is a mystery. As my field education supervisor George […]

A Circle of Love

Ephesians 6:10-20 Among the Celts of ancient Scotland and Ireland, whenever a traveler began her or his day’s journey, he or she drew a circle around the place where they stood, and said a prayer, such as, “God guide my steps today, keep me on a holy path, protect me from all evils, and lead […]

A Heart of Wisdom

I Kings 2, 10-12; 3:3-14 Ephesians 5:15-20 Have you seen the television commercial in which a man is granted one wish by a genie. His response is, “I want a million bucks.” He expects a fortune but when he looks out the window all he sees are thousands of deer! Be careful about you what […]

The Bread of Life

John 6:24-35 Growing up in a Baptist church in the Salinas Valley, California, I always looked forward to communion Sunday. It was, like today, the first Sunday of the month. As a young child, time often slowed down in worship and I felt like I needed a break midway through the service. But, on the […]