Those of us who follow Jesus are called to leave the saltshakers of our own making and do good works for the glory of God in the wider world.
Sermon: “Leave Your Light On for Me”
“Leave Your Light On For Me” Matthew 5:13-20 Fifth Sunday of Epiphany February 9, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN This past December, a party was thrown in my honor. A few weeks earlier, I left my job as Communications Specialist for the Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area. My job had been eliminated due... Continue Reading →
Sermon: “I’ve Been A Mess”
“I’ve Been A Mess” Matthew 5:1-12, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Fourth Sunday of Epiphany February 2, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN It was a Friday afternoon. I was working at a major law firm in the Twin Cities as an assistant. It was not my favorite job and things weren’t going well for me. I... Continue Reading →
Sermon: “What If God Was One Of Us?”
“What If God Was One of Us?” John 1:10-18 and Matthew 2:1-12 Second Sunday of Christmas/Epiphany January 5, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN One of my earliest memories of Epiphany was seeing a manger on display at Emmanuel Lutheran School in Flint, Michigan. It was the winter of 1978 and I can remember standing... Continue Reading →