Sermons from September 2018
With the backdrop of the past week in Washington (Ford/Kavanaugh hearings), the story of Esther resonates in a myriad of ways and leaves us with the question – “for just such a time as this” what do we do?
We have faith struggles and life struggles. In the midst of all this, do we bring our hard questions to God or do we stay silent like the disciples? (Mark 9:30-37)
If taming the tongue is impossible like James says, why and how should we pay attention to our words?
Jesus encounters his own prejudice when confronted by a Syrophoenician woman and changes his behavior. What about us?
Jesus encourages us to examine what we carry in our hearts and to bring our hearts close to God and our neighbor. What is in your heart? Where is your heart? (Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23)