Written Sermons

January 12, 2015

The Beginning of the End

Revelation 15 by Daniel Harrell As a kid in my North Carolina suburban neighborhood, all my friends and I had a basketball goal in our driveway. To mark of our […]
January 8, 2015


Revelation 14 by Daniel Harrell Whenever I’ve officiated a war veteran’s funeral, I’m moved by its solemnity: the ritual posture of respect, the dress uniforms of the honor guard, the […]
December 10, 2014


Revelation 13 by Daniel Harrell As odd as it sounds, dragons and multi-headed incarnations of evil are appropriate for the holiday season. Christmas can be a beast. Advent is the […]
December 3, 2014

A Dark Nativity

Revelation 12 by Daniel Harrell With Black Friday shopping slipping due to Thanksgiving getting, and Halloween’s Christmas decorations already turning stale, some may worry well-worn Nativity scenes will soon wear […]
November 23, 2014

The Last Trumpet

Revelation 11 by Daniel Harrell Hearing this text that inspired verses of the Hallelujah Chorus surely gets us ready for Advent: “The kingdom of this world is become the kingdom […]
November 17, 2014

Signs of the Apocalypse

Revelation 11:1-14 by Daniel Harrell Just in time for the meat of college and pro football seasons, a new book is out entitled Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of […]
November 11, 2014

Eat This Book

Revelation 10 by Daniel Harrell Our last years in Boston were spent living in Southie, a neighborhood best known, notoriously, as the haunt of Whitey Bulger’s Irish mob, and the […]
October 29, 2014

Climate Change

Revelation 8:6-9:21 by Daniel Harrell Unless you have a peculiar passion for apocalyptic dystopian scenarios—you’re a fan, let’s say, of the Hunger Games, I Am Legend, The Matrix (for us […]
October 15, 2014


Revelation 8 by Daniel Harrell John gets a peek through heaven’s door and sees an angel with a thurible. From the Greek word for sacrifice, a thurible, also known as […]
October 6, 2014

Do The Math

Revelation 7 by Daniel Harrell We launched into our own study around Revelation last month, with a plan to be in it until spring, most likely. One reason it could […]