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Sermon – Sunday 9 February 2020/Rev. Christian M. Wood

How many of you consider yourselves law-abiding citizens? As many of you know, there are 613 laws in the Torah, which is a large number of laws. Jesus tells us he is the fulfillment of those laws, and of whom the prophets spoke. I started thinking about law, and laws,...

Sermon – Sunday 2 February 2020/Rev. Charleston D. Wilson

What are you waiting for in life? I ask myself the same question. What are WE waiting for? Of course, the answer is always the same in every generation: we’re waiting for love; we’re searching for peace – we’re looking for deliverance from sin and guilt and fear and...

Sermon – Sunday, 26 January 2020/Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson

Three elderly men, Eddie, Jenkin, and Martin go to the doctor for their memory test.  The doctor asks Eddie, "What’s five times five?"  "191," is his reply.  The doctor rolls his eyes and says to Jenkin, "It's your turn.  What’s five times five?"  "Wednesday," replies...

Sermon – Sunday 19 January 2020/Rev. Charleston D. Wilson

For about five years I’ve had a recurring dream that happens about once a month, and it goes like this. I’m standing in the courtroom at the old courthouse in Linden, Alabama, and I’m being tried for something that isn’t quite clear. The judge presiding in my dream—of...

Sermon – Sunday 12 January 2020/Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson

He’s in his mid-twenties; she’s around the same age.  He’s from an upper-class family, accustomed to everything money can buy (which he believes is about everything), reared with conservative values, Harvard-educated, and now a lawyer in a prestigious firm.  His name...

Sermon – Epiphany, 6 January 2020/Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson

Happy Epiphany to all of you!  It has been a wonderful Christmas, which ends today with the great Feast of the Epiphany. After Christmas one year, Linda, Rebecca, and I spent a few days in Key Largo, where friends had loaned us a place to stay.  Key Largo is the first...

Sermon – Sunday 5 January, 2020/Rev. Christian M. Wood

I know what you are all thinking today. "Mary and Joseph had one job, to take care of the incarnate Word of God until he was old enough to take care of himself, and they lose him when he is only 12 years old." In the words of Chris Carter from ESPN, "C'mon man." Now...

Sermon – Sunday 22 December 2019/Rev. Charleston David Wilson

In the fourth century BC, Hippocrates, who is often called the “father of medicine,” said, “For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure are most suitable.” The more modern twist is this: “Desperate times call for desperate measures.” Do you remember the...

Sermon preached Tuesday 24 December 2019/Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson

Have you ever wanted to talk back during a sermon?  Now’s your chance. I found some of your favorite Christmas carols and hymns with different titles. If you figure out the carol or hymn, shout it out. Far Off in a Feeder : Away in a Manger Arrival Time 2400 hrs –...

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