Written Sermons

December 30, 2012

The Perfect Gift

Luke 2:25-35 by Daniel Harrell It’s one thing to get all you ever wanted for Christmas. It’s quite another thing to get what you never wanted. To guard against any […]
December 30, 2012

Who Is a God Like You?

Micah 7:14-20 by Daniel Harrell If ever you’ve read the prophet Micah, assigned to the Advent season, you’ve probably read the part in chapter 5 about Bethlehem being the least […]
December 11, 2012

A Flickering Wick

Isaiah 42:1-9 by Daniel Harrell The seasonal darkness of Advent makes light an annually welcome topic, so it’s good we’ve been shining forth these past months looking light in the […]
December 4, 2012

A Permanent Sunset

Luke 21:25-36  by Daniel Harrell Among the things I’ve yet to grow accustomed to since moving north so many seasons ago are the death-dark days of late autumn. Whatever leisurely […]
November 28, 2012

The Long Thanksgiving Sermon

Luke 12:31-31 by Daniel Harrell In 1620, New England was far from being the paradise of abundance and peace the wayfaring Pilgrims sought for religious refuge. Instead, the New World […]
November 20, 2012

A Transfiguration of Imagination

Mark 9:1-10 by Daniel Harrell We’re walking in the light all this fall and winter; easy to do when reading the Bible since throughout light shines as the Lord’s true […]
November 11, 2012

Light of the World

John 8:12-20; Mathew 5:14-16 by Daniel Harrell I’ve told some of you about a lovely visit I paid this past week to one of the oldest church members who unfortunately […]
November 7, 2012

Power Outage

Luke 13:1-9 by Daniel Harrell I trust none of you are surprised that David Fisher isn’t preaching here this morning as promised. Our former Senior Minister, scheduled to swap pulpits […]
November 1, 2012


John 1:1-5; 3:16-21 by Daniel Harrell John 3:16 is among the first Bible verses Christians commit to memory: “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only […]
October 16, 2012

Light Shining in Darkness

Isaiah 9:2-7; Matthew 4:12-17 by Daniel Harrell One last reminder about our Guelich Lecture Weekend this coming Saturday and Sunday. The full event program is in your bulletin this morning. […]