Today’s sermon begins at the 17:30 mark. One of my favorite scenes in all of cinema comes from the animated movie Inside Out. If you haven’t seen it, it takes place in the mind of an eleven-year-old girl named Riley. The main characters are Riley’s emotions.
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Rev. Annich’s sermon begins around minute 21. If we take the reading from 1 Timothy, that Dorothy Herd just read, literally–this could be a very short sermon. By way of explanation, that verse is part of our Picks from the Pews sermon series where you all have suggested interesting or difficult passages as sermon topics. […]
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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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I have always loved these great stories of the Hebrew Bible. They are stories of redemption and liberation from oppression, in which God finally hears and frees and saves. That is the narrative arc of the Bible we read and the God we serve.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 »>
This may sound morbid, but I like graveyards. I like wandering throughSermon Archives | No Comments »>