Written Sermons

June 4, 2018

Good and Acceptable and Perfect

Romans 12:1-2 by Daniel Harrell I’m freshly back from North Carolina and a visit to family where I got to spend time with my 90-year-old Aunt Betty Anne. For more […]
May 21, 2018

The New Fifty

Leviticus 23:15-22 by Daniel Harrell For his last Sunday with us, Mark Stover requested a sermon from Leviticus. As providence would have it, Leviticus coincides perfectly with Pentecost. Leviticus, and […]
May 14, 2018

Roll the Dice

Acts 1:15-26 by Daniel Harrell My last sermon had Jesus getting carried away in Luke’s gospel. Luke is the only Gospel writer who records the Ascension, and he does so […]
April 30, 2018

We Are Witnesses

Luke 24:44-53 by Daniel Harrell Luke is the only Gospel writer who records Jesus’ ascent into heaven; and he does so twice, both here in his Gospel and with detail […]
April 23, 2018

Something’s Fishy

Luke 24:34-43 by Daniel Harrell On Easter Sunday in Luke’s gospel, the focus was an empty tomb. On this fourth Sunday of Easter in Luke’s gospel, it’s the risen Jesus […]
April 2, 2018

The Joke’s On Us

Luke 24:1-12 by Daniel Harrell Rising from the dead may be no laughing matter, but today is also April Fools. The last time Easter fell on April 1 was 1956. […]
March 26, 2018

The Tracks of God’s Tears

Luke 19:28-44 by Daniel Harrell The Palm Sunday road is a straight downhill run into the Holy City. This being Holy Week, Jesus was definitely headed downhill. For the last […]
March 21, 2018

Subversive Hope

Psalm 30 by Daniel Harrell We were all children once. My daughter has a stuffed bunny named Bunny. He’s been an important member of our family for ten years. Bunny […]
February 17, 2018

Ash Wednesday

Matthew 6:1-21 by Daniel Harrell The light of Epiphany gives way to the more murky hues of Lent tonight. Just a few verses prior to these I’ve read from Matthew’s […]
February 12, 2018

The Resentment of Grace

Jonah 3:10-4:11 by Daniel Harrell Last Sunday was like that movie you’d heard was awesome. But then you watched it and the ending ruined everything. You sat there and thought: […]