Waiting  And Watching – An Agitating Advent

Waiting And Watching – An Agitating Advent

Steve Lindsley (Mark 13: 24-37) Roger Gench, the interim co-editor for The Presbyterian Outlook, talks about how when he was raised as a child in the Midwest, he was brought up to always be courteous, always be well-behaved and always be agreeable.  In other words...
CHRIST Is King – With The Eyes Of Your Heart Enlightened

CHRIST Is King – With The Eyes Of Your Heart Enlightened

Steve Lindsley (Ephesians 1: 15-23) Thirty years ago on this Sunday, I was standing before a congregation of eleven people in Hiroshima Japan, telling them where I had met Jesus. Some context is probably in order.  A few months before, I had graduated from college.  I...
CHRIST Is King – Imitating Christ

CHRIST Is King – Imitating Christ

Rebecca Heilman (Philippians 2: 1-11) My brother has more recently learned the power of imitation with his 5-year-old son. My brother is the kindest, most lovable person you’ll meet and he also has a strong sense of humor. He is dry and witty and often tells jokes...
CHRIST Is King – God Is Our Shepherd Now

CHRIST Is King – God Is Our Shepherd Now

Steve Lindsley (Ezekiel 34: 1-6, 10-16) It was September 1963. A young man was sitting in the apartment of his friend, who happened to be an up-and-coming singer/songwriter.  He noticed a number of song manuscripts and poems lying on the coffee table. He reached down...
CHRIST Is King – Nothing Can Separate

CHRIST Is King – Nothing Can Separate

Steve Lindsley (Romans 8: 26-27, 31-35, 37-39) Before I begin, I want to share a bit about the sermon series Rebecca and I are beginning this Sunday, a series that runs through the next four weeks.  The theme of our series is Christ is King; and if it sounds like I...