“The Priesthood of the Plain”

October 3, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: 1 Peter 2close1 Peter 2 A Living Stone and a Holy People 2:1 So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. 2 Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— 3 if indeed you

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“The Branding Burden Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dance”

July 9, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Matthew 11closeMatthew 11 Messengers from John the Baptist 11:1 When Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in their cities. 2 Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples 3 and said

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“The Pain Stops Here”

June 11, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Matthew 6closeMatthew 6 Giving to the Needy 6:1 “Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. 2 “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you,

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“The Way of Dust”

May 14, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: John 14closeJohn 14 I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life 14:1 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare

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“Aselges: How We Starve on a Full Belly”

March 19, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Galatians 5closeGalatians 5 Christ Has Set Us Free 5:1 For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. 2 Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. 3 I

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“The Power to Stay Alive”

January 22, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Matthew 4closeMatthew 4 The Temptation of Jesus 4:1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son

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