Sermons from 2016 (Page 3)

I Am Found

Last month, I had breakfast over at the Corner Café, a place I have enjoyed many times. I greeted staff as I walked in, and they greeted me. However, it was not until I was getting ready to leave that I was fully known. Coming to the counter, the woman behind the counter looked straight…

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

This morning is the last in our series of songs requested by the congregation: Music and God sightings: theology hidden in our midst. In this series, we have heard about Amazing Grace from Pastor Shirley, Breathe from Jamie Lindtner. I have shared from One Day, I want to Live, and now, Precious Lord, take my…

Desperate For You

We are in the midst of a sermon series where we are looking at popular and favored hymns or worship songs and preaching around the theme that they offer. We have engaged songs such as “Amazing Grace” and “One Day at a Time”, and now here today we are engaging with the song entitled, “This…

Amazing Grace

For the next few weeks, the sermon series is on songs.  Today’s song is Amazing Grace. Who has not heard the song “Amazing Grace?” A lot of people know this song or have heard this song. President Obama sang the words of Amazing Grace to comfort grieving families at a memorial service in Charleston, South Carolina. Amazing…

Turn Around and Try Again

Turn Around and Try Again One way roads in places I do not know well are the bane of my existence. In the last month, I have been in Lancaster city twice, once for our Annual Conference, and this last week for our Jurisdictional Conference. Lancaster has many one-way roads. I wanted every road to…