Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 2017

Monuments Of Hate

By | August 20th, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/230881602 Given By Rev. Madison Shockley August 20, 2017 The events in Charlotteville and Trump's response inspires today's sermon. This began with the decision to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park.  There are 731 Confederate monuments across America. The reading today speaks of Jacob using a stone as a pillow, dreaming ...

Risk Taking and Water Walking

By | August 13th, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/230246506 Given By Neal Washburn August 13, 2017 This week, the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, fit in with today's scripture reading. The counter-protesters are like Peter, all are risk-takers. The reading talks about Jesus walking on water. The disciples are in a boat battered by high winds and surf. As Jesus approaches, they are in ...

It OK to Not Be OK

By | August 6th, 2017|sermons|

https://vimeo.com/229072729 Given By Judith Johnson August 6, 2017 Today's text can be a bit dark. It is a lament. At some point in our lives, we have all felt the need to lament. In modern terms, we feel depressed. These verses from the Bible are called the "cheer up" verses. They reassure us that God ...