Sermons from January 2020

When God Calls

I Samuel 3:1-10 Matthew 4:12-23 What would you do if God spoke to you?  Well, the Bible says that God speaks to people all the time, and sometimes God speaks to children. Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night?  You hear a strange noise and you’re wide awake. That’s what happened […]

We Have Every Spiritual Gift

I Corinthians 1:1-9 When his letter arrived, Christian community at Corinth must have been surprised by Paul’s opening words.  “I am grateful for God’s work in your lives, God will keep you steadfast, you have every gift you need.”  Some must have thought, he’s being ironic or he’s got to be kidding.  The Corinthian church […]

Epiphany – home by another way

Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12 I feel a kinship with the Persian Magi who visited Jesus.  Not just because I would be categorized as a type of Magi today, a scholar, teacher, and spiritual leader, but because every morning around 4:30 a.m. right after I wake up I go out into my backyard and stargaze.  […]