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Sermons from 2013

The Bible: Let It Breathe!

San Williams

October 20, 2013
2 Timothy 3:14-4:5

Our reading today begins with the phrase, “But as for you . . .”  The “you” who is being addressed is a young evangelist named Timothy.  While we don’t know much about Timothy, we do know that he was a …

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Old City, New City

John Leedy

October 13, 2013
Luke 17:11-19

       By the rivers of Babylon – there we sat down and there we wept when we remembered Zion.  On the willows there we hung up our harps.  For there our captors asked us for songs, and our tormentors asked …

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What Faith Does

San Williams

October 6, 2013
Luke 17:5-10

 “Lord,” Jesus’ disciples cry out, “increase our faith.”  No one would question the sincerity of that request.  After all, Jesus has been talking about the cost of discipleship.  He reminded his disciples that it’s impossible to serve both God and …

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The Ones with No Names

Krystal Leedy

September 29, 2013
Luke 16:19-31

The rich man is still ordering people around. He can’t stop. Even in death, the rich man still calls upon Abraham to tell Lazarus that he’s thirsty, as he sits among the flames in hell. Can you just see the …

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Something Lost: Everything Gained

San Williams

September 22, 2013
Luke 16:1-13

09-22-2013 Sermon This is one doozie of a parable. Of the many parables Jesus told, this one, arguably, is the most difficult to interpret.  Pick up almost any commentary on this parable and here’s a sampling of what you’ll read:  “There …

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Bountiful Joy

Len Carrell

September 15, 2013
Luke 15:1-10

09-15-2013 Sermon God who has gathered us in, the lost and the lonely, the broken and the breaking, the tired and the aching. All those who long for nourishment found at God’s joyful feast. God has gathered us in. I bring …

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Jesus Thins Out the Crowd

San Williams

September 8, 2013
Luke 14:25-33

09-08-2013 Sermon Wow.  What a terrible scripture reading for Rally Sunday! Now that summer is over, folks are back from vacations, students are back in school, and we’re thrilled to have a larger crowd in worship this morning.  We’re doing our …

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You Also

Kathy Escandell

September 1, 2013
Matthew 20:1-16

09-01-2013 Sermon This Sunday brings us to the end of our summer sermon series. Over the past 13 weeks, using suggestions from the congregation, we have explored together some practices of discipleship, some difficult theological questions and some social issues. Each …

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God’s Mission in Our Darkening World

San Williams

August 25, 2013
Luke 10:1-11

08-25-2013 Sermon (Introduction before reading scripture).  We’re quickly drawing toward the end of our summer sermon series, a series that has taken up the topics that you, the congregation, suggested.  Last May one of you wrote on the sermon topic suggestion …

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Who Do you Say That I Am? Professing Our Faith in a Multi-faith World

San Williams

August 18, 2013
Mark 8:27-31

08-18-2013 Sermon (Introduction before scripture)  This morning we face up to yet another challenging topic that you, the church members, recommended for our sermon series this summer.  Of all the topics you mercilessly thrust upon us this summer, today’s may be …

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