Written Sermons

September 10, 2019

Second Best

Mark 12:28-34 by Daniel Harrell Tensions abound in the Bible: tensions between law and grace, sin and forgiveness, regret and gratitude, suffering and redemption, despair and praise, lament and joy. […]
April 17, 2019

Getting There From Here

Rev. Jeffrey M. Lindsay Luke 19:28-48 A little boy was sick on Palm Sunday and stayed home from church with his mother. His father returned from church holding a palm […]
March 17, 2019


Psalm 22 by Daniel Harrell Nobel prize winning economist Richard Thaler tells of a time early on in his teaching career when he managed to get most of his students […]
March 6, 2019

Ash Wednesday

Psalm 22 by Daniel Harrell Thanks for all who have followed Dawn’s cancer voyage on Caring Bridge—it means so much that you’re with us. In one the posts I wrote […]
February 4, 2019

Love Never Ends

1 Corinthians 13 by Daniel Harrell 1 Corinthians 13’s ode to love is among the most honored passages of Scripture. We preachers only diminish it by preaching it, which is […]
January 31, 2019


1 Corinthians 12:1-11 by Daniel Harrell A map made its way around the internet showing the national rooting interest by state regarding this afternoon’s AFC football contest. Most of the […]
January 14, 2019

Building Walls

2 Corinthians 2:1-12 by Daniel Harrell I’ve been thinking a lot about the Wall this week. It’s been hard not to. Depending on which side of the aisle you sit, […]
December 23, 2018

Advent Companions: Simeon & Anna

Luke 2:27-40 by Daniel Harrell I trust you’ve enjoyed all the splendid and inspiring Advent devotionals sent to your inbox this season—all written by our own church members, each prompted […]
December 10, 2018

Advent Companions: King Herod

Matthew 2:10-18 by Daniel Harrell We’re having a little trouble finding a kid to play King Herod in the Christmas play. And I’m also sure nobody drew the King Herod […]
December 3, 2018

Advent Companions: Elizabeth & Zechariah

Luke 1:68-79 by Daniel Harrell Today’s the first Sunday of Advent and a new church year—a big day as far as church seasons go. This is why we’re wearing purple, […]