June 28 – July 12 (3 sermons) Jesus embodies hope as a healer, prophet and teacher. Explore portraits of Jesus’ ministry in stories from Mark’s gospel and welcome his hope into your life.
May 31 – June 21 (4 sermons) From a loose federation of tribes under constant threat emerges a new monarchy. The stories of Samuel, Saul and David make for a surprising saga of leadership, transition, and the undeterred faithfulness of God.
April 23 – May 17 (4 sermons) God invites Abram and all those who follow to imagine a bold and improbable future. Trace the contours of community, faith, and transformation in God’s imaginative love.
A Sermon by Bill McDonald from Mark 1:4-11 I love letters from children to God: “Dear Mr. God, I wish you would not make it so easy for people to come apart. I had to have 3 stitches and a shot. Janet.” “Dear God, Thank you for the baby brother, but what I asked for was a puppy. I never asked for anything before. You can look it up. Joyce” “Dear God, If we come […]
A Sermon by Bill McDonald from Matthew 1:18-25 Christmas Angels have been on our minds and in our sermons since the first Sunday of Advent, the last Sunday of November. Maybe it’s time now to turn to some experts and let the children tell us exactly who and what angels are. These quotes came by way of the Internet, but that’s not a plea for all of you to start forwarding Internet stories to me! […]