Category archives: Podcast

  • Grace Lindvall (Jeremiah 29:7; Matthew 6: 30-44) Instead of our standard 20-minute sermon that goes in this slot of the worship service, today we’re doing things a bit differently. Today instead of a 20-minute sermon, I’ll preach a short sermon because after the worship service our whole co... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (1 Corinthians 13: 1-13) It happens every now and then when I meet with an engaged couple as we plan the details of their wedding.   At some point they mention how they'd like someone to read the “Love Chapter”  – or they say – Pastor, could you use that thing from the Bible t... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (1 Chronicles 16: 23-31) Back in 2001, a long-time Presbyterian church in a quaint little town north of here decided to hit the reset button on their 11am worship in an attempt to jump-start some new life into the congregation.  They did this, in part, with the help of a siza... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley and Grace Lindvall (Hebrews 10: 23-25) Today’s Rally Day sermon - or sermonettes joined by hymns - is a sermon about hope.  You may have surmised as much, given the title: Hope Together.  Last week, when Grace began our sermon series with the sermon “Learn Together,” she said... [read more]
  • Grace Lindvall (Deuteronomy 6: 4-9) Shema Israel. Shema Israel the first two Hebrew words of Deuteronomy 6:6- Hear o Israel. These two verses are described by the early Rabbi, Hillel as “the whole of the Torah, for the rest is just commentary.” The Shema refers to the whole of the verse Stev... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley Matthew 14: 22-33 Poor Pete.  I mean, you got to feel for the guy, right?  All the wonderful things he did, being the rock on which Jesus built his church - and yet he’d forever be remembered for his two failures: denying Jesus three times, and this: There he is, in a small... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (John 10: 1-5, 11-16, Psalm 23) From the very first time my family and I saw the Disney movie UP, we were instant fans.  For lots of reasons – gorgeous animation, captivating storyline.  And Dug the dog.  Dug is this lovable golden retriever who’s been equipped by his owner wi... [read more]
  • Grace Lindvall Mark 5: 24-31 I grew up as a camper at Camp Westminster on Higgins Lake, a beloved place for me as a camper and then as a counselor. It is an amazing place, a place of fun, adventure, friendships, a sacred place where lives come together and where people engage each other and ... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Genesis 15: 1-18; Psalm 27: 7-14) They called it The Blackout of 2003.  New York, Toronto, Ottawa, Cleveland, New England – this huge mass of northeastern North America, all without power for in some cases 48 hours.  It all started around 4:00 on a Thursday afternoon; they th... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Ephesians 4: 1-7, 11-16; Psalm 107: 1-32) When you woke up this morning, you made a decision – perhaps first-thing, or somewhere between the bowl of cereal and cup of coffee – you made a decision to come to church.  Which, incidentally, we are very glad you did.  We are glad ... [read more]