Sermons

PREACHED AT FORT MYERS CONGREGATIONAL UCC

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FINAL SERMON AS TRANSITIONAL PASTOR

1967 Sundays and Counting (September 2015)

SPEAKING CHRISTIAN

A Sin Problem? (September 2015)

Stating Our Faith (September 2015)

That’s the Book for Me  (August 2015)
Bible

Personal Transformation + (August 2015)
Salvation

Spiritual Glue (August 2015)
Covenant
Note: there is no video for this message, only audio (service was held in Fellowship Hall)

A Monthly Meal (August 2015)
Communion

 

Living Wet (July 2015)
Baptism

 

NOT IN A SERIES

Living Well, Living Wisely (July 2015)

RETHINKING THE PARABLES

Surprising Salaries (June 2015)
Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard

Lost—>Found—>Party (June 2015)
Parables of the Lost Sheep, Coin, and Son(s)

The Good Hamas Member (June 2015)
Parable of the Good Samaritan

A Radical Recipe (June 2015)
Parable of the Leaven

THE REBIRTHING OF GOD

Responsible Earthkeeping (May 2015)
reconnecting with the earth

Life-Giving Wind (May 2015)
reconnecting with the Holy Spirit (Pentecost)

Peace Poles, Candles, & People (May 2015)
reconnecting with non-violence

Courageous Compassion (May 2015)
reconnecting with compassion

Shifting Spiritualities (May 2015)
reconnecting with spiritual practice

JESUS PRIORITIES

How Much is Enough (April 2015)
priority: treasure in heaven

Your Healing Touch (April 2015)
priority: heal

The Easter Difference (April 2015)
priority: spread the word

Parade Participants (March 2015)
priority: seek God’s will

A Concert of Prayer (March 2015)
priority: prayer

Titleless (March 2015)
priority: humility

The Gift of Children (March 2015)
priority: children are precious

Our Lenten Creed (February 2015)
priority: love

 

NOT IN A SERIES

An Opportune Time (February 2015)

 

FRUITFUL CONGREGATIONS

For the Love of God (February 2015)
characteristic: passionate worship

Going All In (February 2015)
characteristic: extravagant generosity

 

A Community of Risk-Takers (January 2015)
characteristic: risk-taking mission and service

Growing Together (January 2015)
characteristic: intentional faith formation

 

Experiencing and Extending God’s Welcome (January 2015)
characteristic: radical hospitality