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Oct

25

Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost – Keli Totton

Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 34:1-8, 19-22; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52
I love random facts, so I thought I would start off today with one. According to the Vision Council of America, approximately 75% of Americans use some sort of vision correction. While I am still young—and my parents assure me there is still plenty of time—I am among the elite 25% without glasses [...]

Oct

18

The Suffering God – Ben Wayman

Job 38:1-7, 34-41; Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45
I missed Tyler’s sermon last week, but I read it. It’s wonderful. It’s so good, in fact, that I want to remind us of his key point, illustrated so well by the book, “If You Give a Moose a Muffin.” Tyler pointed out that the demands of love [...]

Oct

11

If You Give Jesus a Muffin – Tyler Merrill

Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 22:1-15; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31
(Opened with a reading of “If You Give a Moose a Muffin” by Laura Numeroff)
Alright, for all you kids here today, I’m going to let you in on a little secret, which is that I know who the moose in this story is. Do you want to know who it is? [...]

Oct

04

Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost – John Brittingham

Job 1:1, 2:1-10; Psalm 26; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16
I don’t want to preach this week. Is it too late to ask someone else to do it? See, I’m fine preaching when it’s clear that God’s justice is gonna flow like a mighty river or that community is important or that Jesus is being subversive in all those ways that makes more [...]