Salt And Light

Salt And Light

Rebekah Hutto (Matthew 5: 13-20) We began our worship this morning singing one of my favorite hymns and I think it describes the kind of crowd Jesus gathers around him in the Sermon on the Mount. The hymn begins with the image of light, of something new bringing...
Jesus, Aisle 4!

Jesus, Aisle 4!

Steve Lindsley (Luke 2: 41-52, Psalm 139: 1-10) It happened a few years ago in the check-out line at the grocery store.  The very nice lady was in the middle of scanning my stuff – I think it was a box of Cheez-its that had just gone by – when she suddenly stops...
Blessed Are The Placekickers

Blessed Are The Placekickers

Steve Lindsley (Matthew 5: 1-12; Micah 6: 6-8) Folks, it is almost upon us.  We are mere hours away from the sports extravaganza of the year – a cornucopia of commercials, a halftime entertainment bonanza, and, of course, a little football game.  Super Bowl 54...
To Whom Do You Belong?

To Whom Do You Belong?

Steve Lindsley (1 Corinthians 1: 10-18) Steve, tell me – are you Team Jacob or Team Edward? The one asking me this is named Sarah.  Sarah is a member of my church.  Six years earlier, when I first became Sarah’s pastor, she was this adorable five-year old kid...
Home Is Not A Where

Home Is Not A Where

Steve Lindsley (Psalm 137: 1-9; Luke 15: 1-7) In his book A Room Called Remember, Presbyterian author Frederick Buechner tells the story of a dream he had years ago.  Listen: I dreamt that I was staying in a hotel somewhere and that the room I was given was a room...
A Glimpse of Light, Pt. 2

A Glimpse of Light, Pt. 2

L. British Hyrams (Isaiah 42:1-9, Matthew 3:13-17) Last week Steve introduced Trinity’s theme for 2020 – Connection. The intent is that all areas of the church from worship to mission, from Christian formation to congregational life, from buildings and grounds...