Sermons from June 2020

Sermons from June 2020

Choose Your Master

Choose Your Master 4th Pentecost Romans 6:12-23 Matthew 10:40-42 Back in the 70’s, there was a mini-series on TV that almost everyone in the country tuned into. It was about a young man, Kunta Kintay, who was captured by slavers and brought to America and sold to a plantation owner. The series chronicled the life of Kunta and his descendants (like “Chicken George”) and how the story of his life was passed down through the generations to Alex Haley, the…

His Eye is on the Sparrow

His Eye Is on the Sparrow     Fathers’ Day Genesis 21:8-21  Matthew 10:29-39 Are any of you “birdwatchers”?  I guess all of us are, to one degree or another, because we notice birds.  But can you imagine anyone ever saying, “Oh, look!  There’s a sparrow!”?  It just doesn’t happen.  Sparrows are small and brown and common—almost beneath our notice.  After all, it’s the rare birds, the colorful birds that grab our attention and make us say, “Oh, look!  See that bird?!” In similar…

Our Three in One God

Our Three-in-One God              Trinity Sunday Genesis 1:1-5   Matthew 28:16-20 Have you ever been to a circus?  I like watching the tight-rope walkers.  They do amazing things while traversing a cable that has been strung between two posts—a cable that is under tremendous tension.  Both posts are trying to pull the cable in opposite directions, and that is what makes a tight-rope tight—makes it possible to walk on it.  Circuses don’t have “loose-rope” walkers—it just wouldn’t work.  The tension is what makes tight-rope walking possible.…