Written Sermons

July 6, 2014

Start Here

Mark 12:28-34 by Daniel Harrell In this morning’s familiar passage, Jesus gets asked what amounts to one of a values clarification question. It’s not unlike being asked to name two […]
June 4, 2014

Fathers & Sins

1 Kings 11:41-12:17 by Daniel Harrell I heard a joke recently about a castaway stranded on this proverbial desert island twenty years before his rescuers finally found him. Astonished by […]
May 27, 2014

A Seal Upon My Heart

Song of Songs 1:2-4; 8:5-7 by Daniel Harrell Way back before Lent and Easter when I first began this series on the life and times of King Solomon, I got […]
May 12, 2014

Kings & Queens

1 Kings 10:1-9 by Daniel Harrell Living in New England meant occasionally tripping down to Newport, Rhode Island, to visit the picturesque mansions from America’s Guilded Age dotting the coastline. […]
May 7, 2014

When Things Go Wrong

1 Kings 8:22-30 by Daniel Harrell We take another look this Easter season into the life and times of King Solomon, who last Sunday escorted the Ark of the Covenant, […]
April 29, 2014

In The Thick of It

1 Kings 8:1-13 by Daniel Harrell If last Sunday was your first Sunday with us, welcome back. Though after hearing the Scripture this morning you may be thinking, seriously? More […]
April 20, 2014

A Gaping Hole in the Gospel

Hebrews 9:1-14 by Daniel Harrell If you’ve journeyed with us during Lent at Colonial Church, you know our theme has been silence in the Bible. If you’re visiting this morning, […]
April 13, 2014

No Defense

Matthew 27:11-26 by Daniel Harrell Tough loss last night. I watched it, though I’m not sure I followed all that was happening. I’m from North Carolina. Most of my ice […]
April 6, 2014

Don’t Tell Anybody

Mark 8:27-30 by Daniel Harrell As the copious snow fell on Thursday, I pondered a Lenten reflection by St. Paul pastor Debbie Blue. She noted how Lent, which means spring […]
March 30, 2014

The Sound of Sheer Silence

1 Kings 19:1-18 by Daniel Harrell Most Christians know how to talk to God. We know we can pray, even if we don’t pray as often as we think we […]