Monthly Archives: April 2018

April 2018

Is Jesus Real? ~Luke 24:36-48

By | April 15th, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Madison Shockley April 15 2018 In today's text, Luke goes into great detail to convince the reader concerning the reality of Jesus's resurrection. He describes his hands, feet, and how he is eating. By doing this, Luke is making a point. Jesus is not picking up where he left off in his ...

The Fire That No Water Could Put Out~Excerpts form MLK Final speech “I’ve Been To The Mountaintop”

By | April 8th, 2018|sermons|

Given By Anna Runion April 8, 2018 Recently, we have seen women, teens, immigrants, people of color, LGBT community, and their allies march for our lives. These marches have been powerful. Some people are reminded of the civil rights marches.  Some of us felt at ease while marching with those who share our views. Others ...

The Case of the Empty Tomb~Mark 16: 1-8 10:00

By | April 1st, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Madison Shockley April 1 2018 Happy Easter! The Gospel of Mark was the first to be written and stand as a foundation for the other gospels. The story of the empty tomb is a simple one. Several women arrive to prepare Jesus for burial and find an empty tomb. A white-robed man ...

The Case of the Empty Tomb~ Mark 16: 1-8 7:30

By | April 1st, 2018|sermons|

Given By Rev. Madison Shockley April 1 2018 Happy Easter! The Gospel of Mark was the first to be written. Today's reading is rather anti-climatic. We just have an empty tomb. Throughout the gospel, we know a bit about the disciples. They were powerless, selfish, a bit power-hungry, treacherous. and cowardly. We know how they ...