Sermons

Zealous People in the Emperor’s World

In the story we hear every Christmas Eve, there is a powerful person and a vulnerable person. It turns out that it’s the vulnerable person who makes the greatest difference.

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Early Gifts

To listen to this sermon, click below: Text: 1 Corinthians 1:7: “...you are not lacking in any spiritual gift as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ." The first Christmas gifts are in the house. They arrived in the mail this past week. It always...

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The Unseen Children of God

The story of the final judgment isn’t about whether you’re a sheep or a goat. It’s a story about power – the power each of us have to act in the world, and the way the people who become known as disciples use that power.

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What did we do?

Professor Tiziana Dearing from the Boston College School of Social Work invites us to think about the moment we will again meet with those who have been lost to violence—and asks us what our answer will be when they ask us, “What did you do to make the world a better place?”

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Expecting the Future

It’s well that we give thanks for the faithful people who have helped us along our path of faith. But we cannot be rooted in sentimental memory; we must move forward into God’s future. 

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The Freedom of Limits

We are made in the image and likeness of God—which means we get free will. But that freedom is only meaningful if it has some bumpers along the side to keep us on track.

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