On the Road Again

On the Road Again

April 24, 2022 Scripture Reading: Luke 24:13-35 This incident – post Resurrection – is such a precious, intimate event. It is one of a series of stories where Jesus shows up after his death to let his followers know that his death was not the final word....
Surprise! Surprise!

Surprise! Surprise!

April 17, EasterScripture: Luke 24:1-12 I have to say that I don’t get why Luke, the author of the gospel with the most words of the four, devotes only a little over 1% of those words to describe the most important event in the whole book – the resurrection of...
One of the Crowd!

One of the Crowd!

April 10, 2022 Palm Sunday SCRIPTURE: Luke 17:37-40 and Luke 23:26-49 It’s a kind of crazy morning – so much like our Spring weather! One Sunday we are announcing Spring and a couple of Saturdays later, we had snow! One day those first century followers of Jesus...
Time To Settle

Time To Settle

April 3, 2022 Scripture Reading: Luke 23:1-25 Today is the 12th sermon in this series on “Encounters.” It’s been a funny thing: I have had to juggle the encounters of Jesus in Luke in order to deal with the events of Holy Week when our calendar says we should be. So,...
Short People

Short People

March 20, 2022 Scripture Reading: Luke 19:1-10 I love this guy, Zacchaeus! I don’t know why. He wouldn’t have been 6-foot Randy Newman’s favorite, whose song “Short People” spent 2 weeks on #1 spot of top ten in 1978. Short people got no reason To live They got little...
Empowered to Serve

Empowered to Serve

March 13, 2022 by Matt Pierce, Council President The 27th Psalm is a “Triumph Song of Confidence.” It is speaking to David as well as us. It helps give confidence to David, who is facing many troubles as well as the roadblocks that we face today. Here is a portion of...