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Sermons on Genesis

Hospitality

This is a sermon presented to the church on July 17, 2016 by Rev. Dr. Michael Chittum, the Executive Director of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches, and the Center for Congregational Leadership.  The Readings for this sermon were taken from Genesis 18:1-8 and Luke 10:38-42. The story from Luke’s gospel is short and to the point. Jesus is on one of…

Stand Firm on the Promise of God’s Righteousness

Have you ever uttered this phrase: “Lord, how much can a person bear?” If so, did you scream it out loud? Or did you stew on it silently within yourself, too afraid of sounding unfaithful? Either way, you are not alone. In fact, this is the number one question I am most frequently asked. “How much can a person bear?” This is…

Promises Kept

While it strays from the traditional lectionary readings I believe Noah’s story is fitting for today’s celebration of Epiphany. If you are unfamiliar with this traditional Christian holiday the best way to describe it is to say it commemorates the Magi arriving in Bethlehem. By definition, the word epiphany means “manifestation” or “revelation.” It comes from the Greek word Epiphania, which means,…