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“Restore Us, O God!” Lent and Easter Sermons

Through this season of Lent, through Holy Week to Easter Sunday, we are calling on God to revive us, to renew us, to restore us. Pastor Michael’s sermons explore various dimensions of our very human experience of faith. This blog … Continue reading

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Trust in God, Love One Another

One of my parishioners in a former church used to say that preachers really only have two or maybe three different sermons. “Every sermon they preach—doesn’t matter the text or the title—is really just a variation of one of those … Continue reading

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Scripture and Jesus on Love

Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? In my first post I got on my soapbox and boldly declared: “Love is all we need, folks! All we … Continue reading

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Blind Even Though We See

The following is adapted from my sermon this past Sunday. It is a reflection on the story of Jesus healing the man born blind (John 9). Our sight is truly amazing. Our eyes take in electromagnetic radiation reflected and refracted all … Continue reading

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In My Father’s House

This is an excerpt from a recent funeral meditation, modified for posting here. Several people expressed appreciation for the words so I thought it would be worth publishing them more widely. Jesus says, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. … Continue reading

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