The Great Gathering – Is It Really For Me?

Dr. Steve Lindsley Acts 8: 26-40 Last week we started a four-week sermon series titled “The Great Gathering,” where we’re looking at instances in the Bible where the people of God gather together, how they gather together, why they gather together. And in light of our...

The Great Gathering – At the Table

Dr. Steve Lindsley Matthew 26: 17-29 For the rest of the month of January, Rebecca and I will be preaching a four-week sermon series titled “The Great Gathering.” We’re looking at instances in the Bible where the people of God gather together, how they gather...

Arise and Shine!

Dr. Steve Lindsley Isaiah 60: 1-6, Matthew 2: 1-12 In his book It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It, author Robert Fulghum recounts the story told by a man who founded an institute for peace on the Mediterranean island of Crete, next to the mass graves of Germans and...

A Weary World Rejoices: Stories of Joy

Rev. Rebecca M. Heilman Luke 1:39-55 REBECCA: I’m taking a different spin on our Scripture this week. We will be looking at the Magnificat, the song that Mary sings when she learns she will be a God bearer, she will be the mother to Jesus. For our sermon today, I will...

A Weary World Rejoices: Stories of Preparing

Dr. Steve Lindsley Luke 3:1-6 Today’s scripture is a story of preparing.  We’re all preparing for something at some point in life, are we not?  For example, for a decade or so of Thanksgivings it’s fallen to me to prepare the family Thanksgiving turkey – this...

A Weary World Rejoices – Stories of Waiting

Dr. Steve Lindsley Luke 21:25-36 This week, Rebecca and I begin a three-week Advent sermon series titled, “A Weary World Rejoices.”  A theme that seems most appropriate given where we find ourselves in this particular holy season.  We are tired and exhausted, it is...