Written Sermons

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, […]
November 8, 2015

Food in the Bible: Harvest Feasts

Leviticus 23 by Daniel Harrell Any story worth its salt has to feature food. Recent research claims that the pleasure sectors of the brain light up not only when you […]
November 2, 2015

Food in the Bible: The Passover Feast

Mark 14:12-26 by Daniel Harrell I’m back to preaching and cooking food in the Bible on this Communion of the Saints Sunday. A number of you have joined in by […]
October 26, 2015

I Want

Psalm 23:1-3 by Joe McDonald Guest preacher from Upper Room Confirmation. When I was told that I would be preaching on Confirmation Sunday… it got me thinking about my confirmation […]
October 20, 2015

Dogs and Pigs

Matthew 7:6 by Daniel Harrell Thanks again to all who made last weekend’s Guelich Lecture with Randall Balmer such a rich experience, and to all who attended, regardless of your […]
October 8, 2015

Fruit of the Vine

John 2:1-11 by Daniel Harrell Having spent these early weeks of fall exploring, and cooking, food in the Bible, we arrive finally at the third and last member of Biblical […]
September 28, 2015

Food in the Bible: Bread of Life

John 6:1-13; 30-35 by Daniel Harrell I should start by apologizing for getting so giddy about olive oil last Sunday. Seriously, who pays $40 for a bottle of Segreto from […]