Monthly Archives: July 2017

July 2017

Healing Conversations

By | July 30th, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/229075209 Given By Steve Meineke July 30, 2017 Our guest minister speaks to us today on healing the current rift between progressive and evangelical Christians. He is not downplaying the differences we have on important social issues though. There is a path of peace and reconciliation through conversation. Today's reading talks about how Jesus asks ...

I Dreamed a Dream

By | July 23rd, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/227214941 Given By Rev. Madison Shockley July 23, 2017 Today's inspiration comes from a show tune from Les Miserable.  Our reading today is appropriate because our church has visitors from Hands of Peace. This passage and many others are part of the root of the Palestinian and Israeli Conflict. In today's reading, Jacob has a ...

A House Divided Cannot Stand

By | July 23rd, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/226575986 Given By Rev. Madison Shockley July 16, 2017 Today's reading describes the confrontation between Jesus and the scribes and Pharisees which originated the saying, " A house divided cannot stand."  Casting out demons was a common part of Jesus's ministry.  This passage describes how many, even his pwn family, had thought he had lost ...

We Must Finish Our Work

By | July 15th, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/225482756 Given By Rev. Madison Shockley July 9, 2017 Today's reading gives us our theme, we must finish our work. The Pharisees warned Jesus to leave Jerusalem or he would be killed by Herod. Jesus replied that he still had work to do and would not leave until he was finished. Nothing was going to ...

Is There A Ram In The Bush

By | July 2nd, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/224382316 Given By Rev. Madison Shockley July 2, 2017 The saying "There is always a ram in the bush" is a piece of folklore. One has to be familiar with the story of Abraham and his son, Isaac, to understand the meaning of this saying. This story follows last week's passage where Abraham sends Hagar ...