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Sermon – Matthew 14: 22-23

Fear!  Fear is a vital response to physical and emotional danger.   And, if we didn’t feel it, we couldn’t protect ourselves from legitimate threats. But often we fear situations that are far from life-or-death, and thus hang back for no good reason.  Sometimes, fear can actually be paralyzing and it can keep us from living…

Sermon – Matthew 14:13-21

Jesus and his disciples have just received news of the brutal murder of John the Baptist.  And, they have just experienced a long day with large and desperate crowds of people.   They are grief stricken, exhausted, and seek to simply get away.  Mourning John’s death, physically and emotionally exhausted, Jesus tries to slip away in…

Sermon – Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

I am sure many of you are familiar with the country music song “Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places.”  The lyrics of this song came to mind as I was studying today’s gospel lesson. The words go like this: I was lookin’ for love in all the wrong places Lookin’ for love in…

Sermon – Matthew 13: 24-30

I have always loved the music of folk musician and activist Pete Seeger.  He was a prolific song writer.  In his music, we gain insight into the many causes he supported, such as international disarmament, civil rights and care of the environment.  There is an authenticity and honesty present in his work.  As he observed…

Sermon – Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

I love having an herb garden in the summer so that I can just go out and pick the herbs I need for any recipe.  And, I love that time in Spring when it is warm enough to finally plant my herbs.  Now, for any of you who garden, you know there are some necessary…