Sermons from December 2015

The Post-Christmas Story

All of you high church people out there know today’s Bible passage best under the title “Epiphany”. The Christian celebration of epiphany has traditionally been celebrated on January 6 and is really not a direct part of the Christmas story. Epiphany (manifestation) commemorates the enlightenment of the wise man to the Christ child. It is…

Joy, Joy, Joy

Our series Conversations with Jesus wraps up today.  His final conversation takes place with his disciples at the conclusion of the famous Upper Room Discourses.  Tension and anxieties were heightened as they were surrounded by betrayal, denial, scheming and sorrow.  What then did Jesus address? Joy!  The final Conversation with Jesus, although encircled by darkness,…