Sermons for August 2012


The Process of Becoming

What makes us “real?” What does it mean when someone is described as being real? [Invite congregation to speak them out loud. Genuine, authentic, honest, straight forward, not deceitful, etc.] When someone is real, you can see who they really are in an unobstructed way. You see how they are made. We even have the… Read More

Laying down our lives

Last week, we talked about friendship — a deep and challenging kind of friendship that is rooted in love of God— that means loving one another with the same kind of love God has for each of us. I want to continue that conversation today. The Greek language has four words for love: eros, romantic… Read More

I have called you friends

Our theme this morning is friendship. A deep and challenging kind of friendship that is rooted in love of God— that means loving one another with the same kind of love God has for each of us. This community of faith, this body of Christ, is a place where we can learn this kind of… Read More