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Sermons on Hope

Season of Hope

Hope Sings Joy

Childbirth Is No Hallmark Card Moment. Painting a picture of human childbirth God entered the human story through that unique joyful struggle It’s not in ordered isolation, but chaotic struggle, that God meets us. A Season of Quaint Sentimentality: or Mary Did You Know? Mary most certainly knew – look at her response to God’s…

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,…

We Wait With Hope

It’s hard to imagine that Advent is upon us. It seems to have come upon us quickly this year. I don’t know why. It’s not like the stores have had Christmas decorations up since October. While culture is ready for the sentimentality of Christmas, perhaps you are not. For many of us, this time of year is cause for great concern. Presents under…