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Sermons from July 2014

Narrow Hopes

Kathy Escandell

July 27, 2014
Genesis 29:15-28

You know, I don’t preach very often, but today’s lectionary Scripture is the second drunken wedding feast passage that’s come my way in the UPC preaching schedule. I have previously preached on John’s account of Jesus turning massive amounts of …

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Climbing the Right Ladder

Fred Morgan

July 20, 2014
Genesis 28:10-19a

     If you’ve ever been to church camps or youth retreats perhaps you remember singing about Jacob’s ladder. The African-American spiritual was a favorite song during evening vespers when I was attending summer church camps as a teenager. You may …

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The Promise of Conflict

John Leedy

July 13, 2014
Genesis 25: 19-34

While I was in graduate school at Abilene Christian University, I took a class called Managing Conflict in the Church.  Over the course of that class, and in the years since, I have read some of the great thinkers on …

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The Marriage Plot

San Williams

July 6, 2014
Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67

You English majors are familiar with what’s known in literature as “the marriage plot.” The marriage plot refers to the narrative arc in the novels of writers such as Jane Austin, George Eliot and the Bronte sisters.  In these Victorian …

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