Written Sermons

March 31, 2016

Time Change

Luke 23:54-24:12 by Daniel Harrell This is my first Sunday back preaching since Christmas, which I mention mostly to lower your expectations. Dawn, Violet and I arrived back safely from […]
January 21, 2016

Follow the word

Luke 5:1-11 by Danielle Jones The word is central to our faith as Christians. God spoke and the world takes shape. Light and dark. Oceans and land. Summits and squid […]
January 14, 2016

Gracious, Gracious, Gracious!

Luke 4:14-21 by Jeff Lindsay A woman opened the door of a building and was about to step outside when she heard a voice saying, “Don’t take that next step […]
January 11, 2016

Top of your game

Luke 4:21-30 by Danielle Jones Have you ever had a moment when you were at the top of your game? A day? a week? several years even? where you can […]
December 28, 2015

On Being Christian

December 27, 2015 by Sara Wilhelm Garbers Preaching Pastor, First Covenant Church, Minneapolis 1 John 4:7-21 Our scripture today is 1 John 4:7-21. Beloved let us love one another because […]
December 14, 2015

I know that one

John 3:7-18 by Jeff Lindsay Three men died and were standing at the Pearly Gates. Saint Peter asked what have you done to deserve Heaven?     First guy was a police […]
December 7, 2015

By The Tender Mercy of God

Luke 1:68-79 by Daniel Harrell Your preachers this Advent are taking cues from the Lectionary, a three-year cycle of assigned Bible readings for every Sunday of the church year. The […]
November 30, 2015

Ready to Wait

Luke 21:25-36 by Danielle Jones Happy New Year! Today is the first Sunday of Advent which means it’s also the first Sunday of the church year! So Happy New Year! […]
November 23, 2015

Food in the Bible: Breakfast on the Beach

John 21:1-14 by Daniel Harrell This serves as the last course in our food in the Bible series—we’ve partaken of milk and honey, figs and olives, wheat and barley and […]
November 16, 2015

Food in the Bible: Famine

Amos 8:7-12 by Daniel Harrell “Food is history. Food is place. Food is power.” To trace the historical arc of food in the Bible is to encounter conflict and deception, […]