Sermons from June 2016

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Hope In A Hopeless World

Ecclesiastes 8:10-15  This week was hard. Our foster daughter left (for a good reason – she is with her forever family); a former student, in his early 20’s, passed away as the result of complications related to Cystic Fibrosis; a child in Orlando was killed by an alligator; and of course, the massacre in Orlando […]

Taking God Seriously

Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 Growing up, I remember hearing, “You better take this seriously!” In fact, I probably used the same phrase a few times with our kids! Of course, I’ve heard the flip side more than once, “Lighten up!” When it comes to our relationship with God, which of the two phrases do you think is […]

Under The Thumb Of Another

Ecclesiastes 4:1-3  We live in a world infected with some people under the thumb of others. I think of the recent events in Burundi, of India’s blockade against Nepal; of Christians around the world; of the decay of moral policies within our country. Are you encouraged? The problem of oppression is real – what Does […]