How are you the product of someone’s choice to get proximate, to get close to you? How has someone else’s willingness to look past the face you show the world, and to really see you, changed your life?
Texts: Ezekiel 37:1-14 + Psalm 130 + Romans 8:6-11 + John 11:1-45 I don’t know if you’re fans of Oprah or not, in my house we pretty much are. There’s all sorts of things you can poke fun at, her singsongy way of introducing a guest (“It’s John Tra-vol-ta!), or her exuberance at distributing product … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, April 6, 2014: Fifth Sunday in Lent
Texts: 1 Samuel 16:1-13 + Psalm 23 + Ephesians 5:8-14 + John 9:1-41 If you were here two weeks ago, you’ll remember that I spent a good bit of time in my sermon talking about the backdrop to the Gospel of John, the fact that it’s believed to have been composed near the end of … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, March 30, 2014: Fourth Sunday in Lent