Written Sermons

July 11, 2013

Whatever

Philippians 4:10-13 Paul’s letter to the Philippians is basically one big thank you note. It was inspired, coincidentally, by a generous financial contribution the Philippian church made to Paul’s mission […]
May 26, 2013

Peace Past Understanding

Philippians 4:4-7 by Daniel Harrell We all know what it’s like to lie wide awake in the middle of the night. Worrying. Anxious. Panicked. Angry. Sometimes it has to do […]
May 22, 2013

Forward Thinking

Philippians 3:12-16 by Daniel Harrell I heard fine reports about David Fisher’s visit last Sunday. Our former Senior Minister, whom I’ve known since our Park Street Church days together in […]
May 6, 2013

Garbage

Philippians 3:7-11 by Daniel Harrell   Watching it snow in May has been enough to turn this Southerner into a raving existentialist. Here’s a scenario went through my mind: While […]
May 1, 2013

Work It Out

Philippians 2:12-13 by Daniel Harrell If this passage sounds recently familiar its because you’re remembering Jeff Lindsay’s sermon from New Year’s Eve Sunday from these same verses. Following in last […]
April 25, 2013

Good Attitude

Philippians 2:5-11 by Daniel Harrell This has been a bad week: from the winter that won’t quit to Senate gun debates and a shaky stock market, from the horrible fertilizer […]
April 16, 2013

Death Wish

Philippians 1:20-26 by Daniel Harrell If to live is Christ and to die is gain, then hopefully to be in Minnesota during this snowy April is some sort of gain […]
April 8, 2013

Job Well Done

Philippians 1:3-11 By Daniel Harrell Some things just take a long time to complete. Back in 1992 my wife Dawn decided she’d cross-stitch a Christmas present for her father who’s […]
April 2, 2013

To Believe Is To See

Luke 24:1-35 by Daniel Harrell As most of you know I spent a good portion of this Lent with members of our congregation on a wonderful pilgrimage to Israel. I’ve […]
March 27, 2013

The Tracks of God’s Tears

Luke 19:28-44 by Daniel Harrell The Palm Sunday outside Jerusalem is steeper than I thought it would be. Coming down off the Mount of Olives is a downhill run into […]