Sermon preached February 21, 2010
First United Methodist Church, Duluth
Texts: Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Luke 4:1-13
This may be difficult for you to imagine, but this story is true. Years ago, when I was in college, I had a number of people tell me I looked like the actor John Ritter. This was when he… View More
Tonight, Lent begins, and this season is often associated with serious spiritual disciplines and spiritual practices that are not always easy or fun. So I am going to begin by sharing a poem. Perhaps I should give up poor humor for Lent!
Let Evening Come (Jane Kenyon, Let Evening Come)
Let the light of late… View More
Sermon preached February 14, 2010
Text: Luke 9:28-43a
The United Methodist Church traces its beginnings as a unique expression of Christian faith to John Wesley, an ordained minister in the Church of England. Wesley was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1728. He came to the Americas in 1735, but his… View More
Sermon preached February 7, 2010
Texts: Luke 5:1-11
Awhile back I was leading a meeting, and we had been discussing some issue or another and we had gotten to a place where it seemed like we just needed more time. So I said to the group, “Why don’t we put a pin in it?”… View More
Sermon preached January 31, 2010
Texts: Luke 4:21-30; I Corinthians 13:1-13
There’s nothing you do that can’t be done.
Nothing you can sing that can’t be sung.
Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game.
All you need is……
All You Need Is Love
Familiar… View More