September 11, 2016: Living Between Grace and Gratitude: Doubt

An audio recording of the sermon from September 11 is here. The Scripture readings are Genesis 15:1-21 and Matthew 11:1-6. “Like many others with the responsibility of preaching on that day, I found on Sunday, September 16, 2001 that it wasn’t necessary to depart from the original plan in order to be given something to … [Read more…]

August 21, 2016: “Living Between Grace and Gratitude: Call

Audio of the sermon from August 21 is here. The worship bulletin is here. The Scripture readings are Genesis 11:27-12:9 and Hebrews 11:8-12.   “It isn’t because Abram is such an admirable person that he receives this call and promise. He does quite a few profoundly un-admirable things. We aren’t told in the Bible about … [Read more…]