In this homily, Bob ties Psalm 23 to a passage in Acts 9 wherein Tabitha is raised from the dead. Tabitha is a leader in the church. God provides miraculously for the provision of the church by raising her from the dead. God provides a way forward for the community of faith throughout time.
Caleb preaches on Saul's conversion, a story that shows that even when we position ourselves against God, God does not regard us as enemies.
Has Easter really happened? In this homily, Caleb explores the response of the disciples to Jesus and tells a story of resurrection hope.
Bob explores the resurrection by looking at the impact it had on his closest followers. Primarily, Bob notes how the resurrection was the first fruits of God's extravagant love that does not show partiality.
Mary breaks open a jar of expensive perfume on Jesus fit and the entire house is filled with the scent. Bob explores this story from John which features one of the most poignant and beautiful images of Christian worship.
Caleb picks up in Luke 13 where a man asks, “will only a few be saved?” Jesus answer includes a narrow door and has been quoted and misunderstood by so many.
In this emotional homily, Caleb explores a passage in Luke where the crowd is asking if deaths in the news were the punishment of God. Jesus makes it clear that the crowd is asking the wrong questions. In the wake of the shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, the questions of the crowd are relevant and moving. Jesus response to their questions is equally moving.
On the first Sunday of Lent, Bob explores the story of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness.
Bob explores the beatitudes in Luke and explores how power functions in these texts. What does it mean to have power and wield influence according to the Gospel of Jesus?
Luke's beatitudes are a challenge to how we perceive power and privilege. In this homily, Bob shares how Jesus' challenge to his crowd is relevant in the world today. He talks about the temptation to use and abuse power and contribute to problems like toxic masculinity.
What does it mean to believe in the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting? What exactly do we believe about resurrection and does it make any difference for how we live our lives? This sermon is an honest interaction with some of the most basic questions that the church has asked throughout its history.