Written Sermons

April 17, 2017


Ephesians 2:1-9 by Daniel Harrell I always think the most remarkable part of this passage from Ephesians is the way Paul confuses his verb tenses. Rather than a future resurrection […]
April 10, 2017


The noun rendered jealousy in our text this morning gets read as envy in every other translation. The difference is jealousy is possessive and desires to keep. Envy has not […]
April 10, 2017

Recommended Reading on the Seven Deadly Sins

Unclean by Richard Beck Sinning Like a Christian by William Willimon Glittering Vices by Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung The Seven Deadly Sins by Solomon Schimmel The Enigma of Anger by Garret […]
April 3, 2017


Sloth Matthew 25:14-30 by Daniel Harrell I was going to write a sermon for today about Sloth but I didn’t feel like it. I also had a basketball game to […]
March 29, 2017


James 1:19-25 by Daniel Harrell If you spend any time on social media, or are part of the Twitterati like so many including, famously, our President, you’ve no doubt been […]
March 20, 2017


Ecclesiastes 5:10-16 by Daniel Harrell You may remember me telling you the Southern preacher story about a well-known, wealthy good ol’ feller calling up a church office one day and […]
March 13, 2017


Matthew 7:27-30 by Daniel Harrell An ancient Jewish legend, tailored after the Biblical story of Job, tells of a saintly rabbi who studied Torah all day long and never once […]
March 7, 2017


Proverbs 23:15-21 by Daniel Harrell The last time I preached on gluttony I got my picture in the paper. Thirteen years ago. I’ve eaten a lot since then. This Boston […]
March 1, 2017

Difficult Demons

Mark 9:14-29 by Daniel Harrell Thanks to all who expressed appreciation for the past three Sundays and our dive into the challenges of Christian faith and race in America. I’m […]
January 25, 2017

Follow The Money

Matthew 6:19-21/Luke 12:32-34 by Daniel Harrell You may remember a story from a few years ago I told about this beautiful stone congregational church near Boston where Frank and Peggy […]