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.Sermon Archives, Worship | No Comments »>
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.
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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 […]Sermon Archives, Worship | No Comments »>
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 […]
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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.Sermon Archives | No Comments »>
Snakes get our attention. Even hearing the word snake can get most of usSermon Archives | No Comments »>