Sermon for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost 2015

S. Pentecost 13.15 “And Many Such Things You Do” Mark 7:1-13 The question of human tradition vs. divine doctrine is one that comes up again and again in the history of Christianity. For instance, we take the Nicene Creed as obviously divine doctrine that must be held

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Sermon for the 12th Sunday after Pentecost 2015

S. Pentecost 12.15 “And The Immature Bear It Away” John 6:51-69 It’s that time of year when a pastor’s thoughts turn to… middle school confirmation class. Yes, that’s what I’m thinking about while you’re thinking about a last beach trip or what school supplies you need to

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Sermon for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost 2015

S. Pentecost 11.15 “See, Believe, Rise” John 6:35-51 Well here we are, a place I thought I’d never visit, something I thought you’d never hear me say: “Now, for Part II of our Three Part Sermon Series…” Because you know how I hate the conventional sermon series,

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