Category Archives: Sunday sermonette

…big shoes to fill

I have pretty small feet. One of my LEAST favorite things to do is replace my shoes. I can never quite find a shoe that fits just right. Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Return of the King

Our reflection this week is from Darrin Compagner. He who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making everything new!” — Revelation 21:5 In December 2003 the long-awaited third installment of The Lord of the Rings movies was released in theaters. … Continue reading

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An Open, Generous Heart

Be generous and willing to share. — 1 Timothy 6:18 After Vicki’s old car broke down with no option for repair, she started scraping together money for another vehicle. Chris, a frequent customer of the restaurant where Vicki works at … Continue reading

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Christ, the Light of the World

I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life. — John 8:12 In [Christ] was life, and that life was the light of men. The light shines … Continue reading

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Silence Fosters Awe

Today’s reflection is from Arthur O. Roberts based on the reading from Zechariah 2:1-5, 10-13 Verse 13 of the Bible reading is the crux of our text. Be still before the LORD, all mankind, because He has roused Himself from … Continue reading

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Learn from Me … The Good News

Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven. — Luke 10:20 Jesus speaks these words to His disciples after He had sent them out to … Continue reading

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The Church’s Role in Making Disciples

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. – Deuteronomy 6:6 Our reflection this week is from Rev. Calvin Tuininga and based on the Scripture reading in Ephesians 4:11-16 In these verses, God is not … Continue reading

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Draw Me to Yourself

  Today’s reflection is by Ted Loder from his book, Guerrillas of Grace In this moment draw me to yourself, Lord, and make me aware not so much of what I’ve given as of all I have received and so … Continue reading

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The Road That Makes All the Difference

Our reflection this week is by Traci Rabenstein, director of Mission Advancement for the Church of the Brethren. Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. — Matthew 4:1 During my junior … Continue reading

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Hope in the Midst of Pandemic

Today’s reflection is by Rev. Dr. Christopher Wilson. When we began the “stay in place” in March we were all scrambling.  Where can we go? How will my job situation be adapted? What will happen with school? How will church … Continue reading

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