Sermons from August 2018

Believing Flesh

Pentecost +14 Rev. Doug Floyd John 6 For the last several weeks, our Gospel readings have been from John 6. Today I want to pause over that entire chapter and listen.  As John 6 opens, thousands of people follow Jesus up a mountain because he has been healing the sick. The Passover is at hand,…

Growing in Wisdom

Growing in Wisdom Pentecost +13 Rev. Doug Floyd Probers 9:1-6 In our second lesson today, Paul exhorts his listeners to “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise…” Wisdom plays a key role in our readings today. The Proverbs passage is a call to follow lady wisdom. The reading from Psalms…

Remembering Forgiveness

Remembering Forgiveness Pentecost +12 Isaac Bradshaw My grandfather used to tell an old joke: A older man is sitting on his porch with a friend. It’s one of those, hot, humid summer nights and the katydids are “katdidy-ing” and the bug zapper snaps and pops as moths and gnats and mosquitos get too close to…