Sermons by Pastor Tim

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Blame or Mercy-to which are we clinging?

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Lent 3c 16, February 28, 2016 – Luke 13:1-9 with Isaiah 55:1-9 in the b.g. Sometimes, (often?) horrific things happen. Children are shot and killed in elementary and high schools. It’s so tempting to cast all blame upon the shooter or shooters, or their parents, or a system like too many guns or not enough […]

Do you hear what I hear?

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Do You Hear What I Hear? Christmas Eve 2015 (Luke 2:1-20) Anti – text – 1 – In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. Text – 11 – to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, […]

Its not OUR Business!

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Christmas 1c, December 27, 2015 Luke 2:41-52 with Colossians 3:12-17 in bg Have 1 or 2 people read the text 2 times – listen – see if you can approach it as one of the characters in the story. Have them share what they noticed, what they heard, where they stopped and wanted to stay […]

The Cosmic Present

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The Cosmic Present Christmas Day, 2015 (a revision of a sermon proclaimed Christmas Day 2012) Have you ever been waiting? I mean DESPERATELY WAITING – waiting to hear the results of tests. And then the doctor or a doctor’s representative tells you, “GOOD NEWS – YOU, OR THE ONE YOU LOVE, ARE GOING TO BE… […]