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Our pastor, to paraphrase theologian Karl Barth, preaches with the Bible open in one tab and news sites open in several others, connecting the ancient stories of our faith to our modern concerns. For his older sermons, you can read his sermon manuscripts, which often match what he actually preached, and find links to videos of worship services and sermons. For his newer sermons, when he is experimenting with preaching without a manuscript, you can find links to the videos.


Either way, they erased Junia. Either way, they erased this woman who was prominent among the apostles. And who the early church had recognized as a woman and an apostle.

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A Pile of Stories

And the thing is those are my kids. Those are our kids. And not just the ones who come to this church, but all of them. Because there is no such thing as other people’s children.

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Love Song

Even when we forget who we are and what we are and where we are and how we are, the music that we know still lives inside us. It’s part of our very being

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A Pulpit in Prison

I know that those are claims that can be hard to believe. And I know that there are times when I make them because I believe them; and I know that there are times when I make them so that I can believe them.

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Dangerous Meanings

An offering here for the planting and here for the harvest. A sacrifice here for victory and here for recovery. An altar here to Athena, and here to Hephaestus, and here to an unknown god.

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The Way

Sometimes, all that we can do is put one foot in front of the other, and take the next step, and do the next thing, and hope.

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It Could Mean Everything

I didn’t know a lot of things when I was 10 or 12 or 20. I didn’t know what I wanted to do for a living. I didn’t know if I wanted to have kids or not. I didn’t know about some major life changes. But I did know what gender I was.

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The Whole Reason

We are alive. We are loved and worthy of love. God is not done with us yet. That is the whole reason that we are here.

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Good Friday 2022

This is our Good Friday service from April 15, 2022.

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Maundy Thursday 2022

This is our Maundy Thursday service from April 14, 2022.

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