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Confrontation: Speaking Your Truth in Love ~ Matthew 18:15-20

July 8, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

The sermon begins around minute 27.

Susan was afraid to go to her boss and tell him that his suggestive humor was offensive. John didn’t like the way that the leader of the committee always interrupted and put people down. Barb was hurt because in the ministry meeting she never seemed to be listened to. But Susan, John and Barb didn’t say anything. They didn’t confront. They didn’t want to rock the boat, or cause trouble. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Bible ~ 1 Thessalonians 2: 13; 2 Timothy 3: 16-17

July 1, 2018 Peg Weissbrod

The sermon begins at the 23 minute mark.

One evening last week Lisa Vahey told this story at the meeting of those who volunteer their time to be with Leonor, Adan and Louis Mario as they live with us in Sanctuary. She shared with us that often she takes Adan (who is four) to the Stone Oven on Lee for a cookie. So Adan and Lisa enter Stone Oven and apparently there are two tables filled with Forest Hill members and Adan goes right up and says hello, starts working the crowd as only he can. He knows people that Lisa doesn’t. And as she completed this story she became choked up and said: “Adan feels at home in this world, he feels welcomed!” 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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Face to Face ~ John 21:1-19

April 10, 2016 Peg Weissbrod

Last week it was Thomas. This week Peter has his one-on-one with Jesus. And it’s time to deal with the 24,000 pound elephant in the room – Peter’s denial. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who Knew? ~ 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13; 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17

June 14, 2015 Peg Weissbrod

Dr. Walter Brueggemann was our guest preacher today, encouraging us to engage in a ministry of reconciliation that refuses social differentiations based on bias and habit and stereotypes, to refuse to regard others from a human point of view, but instead see people as they are and not as they are said to be.

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