Written Sermons

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. […]
October 8, 2012

Lights Out

Job 3:1-26 by Daniel Harrell Our theme is Biblical light, but we’ve spent a good deal of time in the dark in recent weeks. We’ve stumbled through darkness as mystery […]
October 5, 2012

Light Fixture

Exodus 25:31-40 by Daniel Harrell We’re looking at light in the Bible this fall, though we ended last Sunday on an ironically dark note. While light shines throughout Scripture as […]
September 25, 2012

Towering Inferno

Exodus 13:17-22 by Daniel Harrell As you know by now we’re seeing the light in the Bible this fall, in part to coincide with our Guelich Lecture Series this coming […]
September 18, 2012

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Genesis 9:1-17 by Daniel Harrell “Light” is the first sentence God speaks in Scripture, and as with everything the Lord says, it happens. “Let there be light” was just another […]
September 12, 2012

Let There Be Light

Genesis 1:1-5 by Daniel Harrell If you’re one to keep track of these annual Celebration Sundays at Colonial Church, you’ve already realized that I’m starting this fall with the same […]
September 5, 2012

Start Here

Mark 12:28-34 by Daniel Harrell Chances are that at some point in your life you’ve been asked to name the one thing you’d want to have with you if ever […]
August 22, 2012

Church Fathers Letter M: Michelangelo

Psalm 96 by Daniel Harrell Psalm 96 is a song about a new song; a new song about God doing a new thing. “He is coming to judge the world […]