Category: Sermons

Surprise Switcheroo

On Easter Sunday, we celebrated the biggest surprise the world has ever known, the empty tomb. Now we are surprised to see Peter, the one who denied that he even knew Jesus (Luke 22:54-62), boldly telling the story of the resurrection. Have you ever surprised yourself by acting in faith instead of fear?

He Makes the Impossible Possible

What are you praying about that seems impossible?

The Grand Welcome

On Palm Sunday we're celebrating the day when Jesus rode into Jerusalem riding on a donkey, welcomed by a crowd shouting "Hosanna!" and waving palm branches. They threw their cloaks on the road before him, and sang praise to Jesus for all the wonderful things they had seen and heard.

Extravagant Gratitude

Read John 12:1-8 here My second favorite word . . . is. . . . . . penultimate. Our gospel reading today from John is the penultimate supper. The Last Supper but one.  It’s not that they didn’t eat in between, it’s just that the gospels don’t tell us about those. It’s not the Last ...

Extravagant Grace

What if the prodigal in this story is actually the father?

Focus

Sometimes we're asking the wrong questions. Jesus calls us to change our focus.

Opposition

Sometimes it's hard to tell who is with us or against us. People don't always behave the way we expect them to, and we don't know their stories or motives. How do we know how to respond?