Christmas 2013

Happy Christmas! The lessons can be found by clicking here. Listen:

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Christmas Eve, 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Luke 2:1-20. Jesus’s lullaby and all of our differences. Listen

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SR Kickstartering the Kingdom Advent 3 2013

Link: Kickstartering the Kingdom Summary of what I was saying and why: I had started somewhere else with work that going to become not this sermon. It didn’t fit the lessons. In the wake of that massive edit I had one note about how these things Jesus and Isaiah mention were stretch goals. And then […]

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Kickstartering the Kingdom, Advent 3 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Isaiah 35:1-10. Goals, stretch goals, and the promises of the Kingdom. Listen:

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SR Jades and the Tree of Jesse, Advent 2 2013

Link: Jades and the Tree of Jesse, Advent 2 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: I actually started with the word steadfast in the Epistle. That got me to the concept of being steadfast with one another and the Jade plant story. But steadfast is not a common story. So I wound […]

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SR Map to Halfway, Advent 1 2013

Link: Map to Halfway, Advent 1 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: I love Isaiah and the imagery of God’s Holy Hill is one that seems to be popular. Except we don’t actually live there. It’s not close. Theology: Atonement Jesus Count: medium Good News: Jesus meets us halfway What did I […]

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Map to Halfway, Advent 1 sermon Dec 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Isaiah 2:1-5. Isaiah holds up a vision of where we should be headed.  It’s the getting there that’s hard. Listen:

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