Monthly Archives: August 2018

A surgeon, an engineer, and a politician were debating which of their professions was the oldest. “Eve was made from Adam’s rib,” said the surgeon, “and that, of course, was a surgical procedure.” “Yes,” countered the engineer, “but before that, order was created out of chaos—and that most certainly was […]

Sermon: Spiritual Armor-All

The Perfect Storm was a movie released in late June of 2000. Based on a non-fictional book by the same name, the story gave a harrowing account of New England fishing fleets’ encounter with the `storm of the century.’  In October, 1991, a rare combination of atmospheric factors converged to […]


“The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not `What a lovely sermon!’ but `I will do something.’”                                                                      Francis de Sales After sitting through a long and tedious sermon on Sunday morning, a six-year-old boy asked his father what the preacher did the rest of the […]

Sermon: “A Sermon on Sermons”

I think the fact that we’ve been doing a lot of baptisms over the past few months is a wonderful thing; baptisms for people of all ages. And it’s great that so many of our young families have been having new babies. It means that our little extended church family […]

Sermon: Body Language