Sermons

There are a lot of awful things happening right now. And, we are afraid of what is going to happen next. This week we have watched this unbelievable news spread…
Boundaries are essential. Our small postage stamp backyard has 4 different boundaries that surround it and keep our property and belongings safe. Both the tall and smaller wooden fences perform…
Toni Morrison who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1993 and died last August wrote a fantastic children’s book called The Big Box that tells the story of Mickey,…
Yesterday’s paper was a perfect place to prepare for today’s sermon about rage. Did you see the article about the young woman from Manitoba that was arrested for making online…
The two basic questions we ask ourselves every morning, whether we are conscious of them are not. As we get out of bed and begin the day, our focus moves…
I hesitate. After all, aren’t these words better suited for a picturesque wall hanging? Blessed are the poor in spirit, “Blessed are those who mourn, “Blessed are the meek, “Blessed are the…
Noted leadership expert, John Maxwell has said, “Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” Yesterdays Jack Knox editorial was about leadership and…
British philosopher, Onora O’Neill is an Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, a former President of the British Academy, held the Spinoza Chair of Philosophy at the…

Change is Hard

January 5, 2020
A man from the back mountains of Tennessee found himself one day in a large city, for the first time standing outside an elevator. He watched as an old, haggard…
Invocation God of Surprising Generosity and Unexpected Grace, We have come to hear the ancient story and sing the carols of our childhood; In our time here, prepare our hearts…