Sermons from July 2018

The Lord’s Prayer – Week Four – Bread for Today

Matthew 7:9-12 I love good bread.  San Francisco sour dough bread, Italian garlic bread, recently baked whole grain bread, and the rosemary olive bread I treat myself to at Pan D’Avignon.  My heart is filled with joy as I bite into a scone or croissant or dollop a large smear of cream cheese with lox […]

The Lord’s Prayer – Week Two: The Parent of Us All

Luke 11:1-13 All life is vocational.  All life involves a dynamic call and response in which God, usually hidden in our unique personal journey, calls us, questions us, and challenges us through our particular gifts, family of origin, life and times, and encounters. A good life is guided by aspiration, commitment, and love. I was […]

The Lords Prayer – Week One: Teach Us to Pray

Luke 11:11-14 Jesus was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.”  He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. And […]