Holding All Together – A Sermon for Christ The King Sunday

Text: Colossians 1: 9–19 Have you ever broken something precious and known the sinking feeling that comes when you see it in pieces on the floor? That was the feeling I had as I ran into the kitchen after hearing the shattering of glass on the floor. Someone had been trying to get something off … Continue reading Holding All Together – A Sermon for Christ The King Sunday

Giving From Our Poverty — A Sermon on Stewardship

2nd Corinthians 8: 1–15 I could see it rising from the Kansas prairie long through the windshield of my rental car long before I got there. It stood as a beacon against a vivid blue sky, surrounded by the shells of new buildings that would soon become posh shops and trendy restaurants. I had come … Continue reading Giving From Our Poverty — A Sermon on Stewardship

The Whole Armor of God — A Sermon on Ephesians 6:10ff

I woke up yesterday morning, and quickly found my heart heavy. It was just like any other Saturday morning. The girls were watching Saturday morning cartoons. Kay was in the kitchen, scrambling some eggs for the kids, and I stumbled out, hair askew, body creaking, and made my way over to the computer to check … Continue reading The Whole Armor of God — A Sermon on Ephesians 6:10ff