This morning’s sermon begins just before minute 33. I’ve been back for two weeks but still the crash of the waves seems near. There is something about the rhythm of a beach that re-arranges my heart, mind and soul. I lose all track of time. Elizabeth Gilbert wrote the popular novel Eat, Pray, Love. When […]
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Today’s sermon begins just before the 25 minute mark. Let’s start this sermon with a little audience participation. Here’s the question: having listened to our Scripture reading with whom do you most identify? Who here is Team Mary? Who here is Team Martha?
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John’s sermon, Bide a Wee, begins about 20 minutes into this recording. Several times, when Deanne and I lived in Scotland, we were invited to “Bide a wee.” Stay a little longer – have a wee dram before returning to the city. It was an expression of warm friendship and hospitality.Sermon Archives, Worship | No Comments »>
I’m very excited to be here – but to be honest, I’m also a little scared. You see, I was taught from a very early age that it was more important to think about what I want to say than say it; it was more valuable to listen than to speak. No wonder I spend […]Sermon Archives, Worship | No Comments »>
Today’s a great text. The disciples are headed back to Jerusalem. And when you think about it, when you get into this scene, the disciples have to be shaking their heads in disbelief about what just happened: Jesus who had died, who had come back to life, who had been with them for a time, […]Sermon Archives, Worship | No Comments »>