Faith Fire

An Ash Wednesday Special Sermon by Len Sweet *** Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with tongs from off the altar. –Isaiah 6:6-8 *** Burnings at the stake, which did not cease until the 18th century...
Holy House

Holy House

Holy House Story Lectionary 3 March 2019 The Story of Noah (Genesis 5-7) Psalm 22: God’s Victory Psalm Psalm 30: You Have Turned My Mourning into Dancing Psalm 84: Blessed are Those Who Dwell in Your House Psalm 90: You Are Our Dwelling Place Psalm 113: The Lord...
Face Time with God

Face Time with God

Face Time with God Lectionary 3 March 2019 Transfiguration Sunday Exodus 34:29-35 Psalm 99 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2 Luke 9:28-36 (37-43a) Text to Life “Facebook” is an oxymoron at best, a deception at worst. When you are communicating online, whether on Facebook or...

Participation –Preaching Tip for 3 March 2019

Often, we are used to participation meaning “response” or call and response. Or at best, answering questions. But true participation involves every member –during every part of worship including the sermon. Find ways to include people…....

Pastor’s Prayer for 3 March 2019

Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, That my thoughts may all be holy. Act in me, O Holy Spirit, That my work, too, may be holy. Draw my heart, O Holy Spirit, That I love but what is holy. Strengthen me, O Holy Spirit, To defend all that is holy. Guard me, then, O Holy...