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Sermons on Church

Colossians 3

Pentecost 8+Rev. Doug FloydColossians 3 Years ago, Saturday Night Live had a skit that poked fun at the self-help and self-therapy industry. The character Stuart Smalley sat in front of a mirror and recited a series of affirmations like, “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me.” The sketch was both funny and a little uncomfortable because the…

Love One Another

Rev. Doug Floyd Easter 6BActs 11:19-30, Psalm 33, 1 John 4:7-21, John15:9-17 In John 13 through 17, Jesus gathers the disciples to Himself for a final meal before His ascent to the cross. Over the course of the evening, Jesus speaks about the communion of love he shares with the Father. He also emphasizes the…

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday 2020Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 1:1–2:3, Psalm 150, Romans 1:18-25, Matthew 28:16-20 This morning, we are celebrating Trinity Sunday. We just a wonderful reading of the creation story. The lectionary has brought two of these stories together, the Trinity and the Creation. First, we’ll just think briefly of the Gospel reading that Isaac just read…

To Build the Church in Love

Pentecost +2St. Brendan’s Anglican ChurchRev. Thomas Ryden Zechariah 12:8-10; 13:1 Galatians 3:23-29 Luke 9:18-24  Have you ever wrote something in anger that you regret later? I know this is kind of an obvious question to ask in the Social Media Age, because the ability to comment and discuss things in the written word has never been so available and immediate to us…

Patterns of Love

Pentecost +10 Patterns of Love Rev. Doug Floyd Bob Dylan’s album Blood on the Tracks, tells the story of painful, broken relationships and human loss. His son Jakob has suggested that when he hears the album, he hears the brokenness in his parent’s relationship. Bob denies that the album is personal and instead suggests it…