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...
A Glimpse Of Light, Pt. 1

A Glimpse Of Light, Pt. 1

Steve Lindsley (Isaiah 60: 1-6; Matthew 2: 1-12) I wonder, on this first Sunday of 2020, if you have heard the story of Alexander Papaderos?  Papaderos was a Greek Army Officer in the early 20th century who later established an institute for peace on the island of...

A Feast Of Light

Steve Lindsley (Isaiah 9: 2,6; John 1: 1-5, 14) Darkness. In the beginning – in the very beginning – that’s all there was.  Darkness and chaos and the murky deep.   And it was God who went into that darkness and brought light; brought it in the form of...

A Desert In Bloom

Steve Lindsley (Isaiah 35: 1-10) The wilderness.  What do you think the wilderness looks like? If you’re Amanda Eller, it looks like seventeen days wandering in a dense rugged forest on the Hawaiian island of Maui back in May of this year.  You remember this story. ...

A Tangible Hope

L. British Hyrams (Isaiah 11: 1-10) Hope is defined by dictionary.com as the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best. Hope is a feeling? Hmmm, yes and no? If you don’t like that definition then there is another one.  Hope is...