Category archives: Sermons

  • Steve Lindsley (John 8: 2-11) Last week, you will recall, I read as part of our sermon an excerpt from this book: The Year of Living Biblically, by A.J. Jacobs, editor of Esquire magazine.  The book’s subtitle explains it all: one man’s humble quest to follow the Bible as literally as possib... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Leviticus 19:27; 2 Corinthians 5: 16-21) Summer is just about over, literally a few hours left of it; so we’re probably well beyond the summer reading suggestion season.  But if you’re looking for one last book to dive into before the school year resumes, may I suggest this: ... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (Ephesians 2: 11-22) Last week, as we kicked off this “No Longer Strangers” sermon series, you may recall that we talked about a table.  A family table, where “there’s room for everyone,” where we’re “held up through the best of times and when times get tough.”  A table where ... [read more]
  • Grace Lindvall (1 Samuel 15:34-16:13) Many of us have become familiar with Facebook over the last decade. It has some wonderful things about it, catching up with old friends you haven’t seen in years, seeing pictures of growing families, hearing different perspectives on the world, and so on... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 8:4-11ff; 1 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 (Grace Lindvall) In her book Hallelujah Anyway Anne Lamott quotes Mark Yaconelli, a youth minister, who says, “The Bible is a weird collection of songs, stories, poems, letters, prayers, rules, dreams, mystical experiences, dietary rules and detailed... [read more]
  • Steve Lindsley (1 Samuel 3: 1-10) You can tell when someone is listening to you – I mean, really listening to you.  They’re not sitting there playing with their phone; they’re not distracted watching TV.  No, when someone is really listening, you have every bit of their attention.  They are ... [read more]