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Core Muscles, Bedrock Faith ~ Matthew 7: 21-29

October 28, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

Sermon begins near the 30 minute mark.

Did you see that picture of the one house that withstood Hurricane Michael? There was a house built on sand and on a foundation that could withstand that storm – everything else was flattened. That is the PERFECT image for this passage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Forgiving and Free ~ Luke 23: 34

March 4, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

In the recording of this morning’s worship service, Rev. Annich’s sermon on forgiveness begins around the 16 minute mark.

My dog, Trouper, has a problem with resentment. If there were a 12-Step Program for dogs, I would encourage him to attend the meetings. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Pharisee and the Harlot ~ Luke 7: 36-50

June 12, 2016 Peg Weissbrod

What would life be like if we didn’t have to think or talk about sin? Why don’t we just blithely live our lives and not burden ourselves with all that negative talk about sin? Because God wants to crack open the hard shells, resistances, and judgments that stand in the way of the abundant life for which we were created.

In her little book, Speaking of Sin, Barbara Brown Taylor tells the story of an Eskimo hunter who went to see the local missionary who had been preaching in his village. Read the rest of this entry »

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One Body ~ 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31

January 24, 2016 Peg Weissbrod

Many years ago I had a dream that felt like divine revelation. In the dream I was standing on a theatrical stage taking a curtain call with a company of actors at the end of a performance. We were all holding hands and bowing in a moment of exquisite triumph. Brilliant light filled the theater and the audience’s appreciation was palpable. Read the rest of this entry »

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Always Beyond Our Grasp ~ Luke 4:21-30

January 31, 2010 Peg Weissbrod

Last Sunday, I was telling you about the kid who, when asked “Who’s your ideal leader?”, said “Hitler.” And about how that always threw me. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bitten and Blessed ~ Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3: 14-21

March 22, 2009 Peg Weissbrod

Snakes get our attention.  Even hearing the word snake can get most of us Read the rest of this entry »

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