Written Sermons

December 14, 2011

River of Life

Revelation 22:1-17 by Daniel Harrell Advent, meaning coming or arrival first appeared in church liturgies not as a Christmas ramp-up, but as a Judgment Day wake-up. By setting its sights […]
December 7, 2011

Walking on Water

Mark 6:45-52 by Daniel Harrell Advent means arrival, but it might as well mean to wait. Advent waits for sunlight to reemerge out of darkness and for Christ to be […]
November 28, 2011

Are You Thirsty?

By Danielle Jones Sunday, November 27, 2011 This week, we have yet another take on water, this one from the gospel of John. This story is a familiar water story- […]
November 21, 2011

Body of Water

John 7:33-52 by Daniel Harrell The Defense Department employs a group of analysts who specialize in scrutinizing religious language and behavior in order to authenticate terrorist communications. These Arabic and […]
November 21, 2011

Bottled, Tap or Fermented?

John 2:1-11 by Daniel Harrell Whenever I think back on the scores of weddings I’ve been privileged to participate in, the first memories that usually come to mind are all […]
November 8, 2011

Purified Water

Mark 1:9-13 by Daniel Harrell Our survey of water in the Bible this fall has finally landed us on the most important water event of them all: the baptism of […]
November 1, 2011

Waterfront Property

Ezekiel 47:1-12 by Daniel Harrell It’s good to see everybody in church today. I was concerned folks might not be back after last Sunday’s water sermon from Jeremiah—we’ve been focusing […]
October 25, 2011

Come Hell or No Water

Jeremiah 14:1-9 by Daniel Harrell We’ve been on something of a trajectory so far in our water sermon series this fall. We began with the waters of creation—all of the […]
October 18, 2011

In Deep Water

2 Kings 6:1-6 by Daniel Harrell The latest iPhone update—among the biggest technological splashes in the past ten years—got me thinking about my first cell phone and a different kind […]
October 6, 2011

Hard Water

Numbers 20:2-13; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6  by Daniel Harrell We’re talking about water this fall and last Sunday I mentioned how if the earth were the size of a Honda Odyssey […]