Written Sermons

October 22, 2018

Wrestle with the Tensions in God’s Word & World

Acts 10:9-22 by Daniel Harrell We’re walking through our core values this fall, five verbs from the Bible, all discerned through prayer and ReForming reflection which together encapsulate our congregational […]
September 24, 2018

Risk Together the Messy Path of Faith

Ruth 1:11-22 by Daniel Harrell We’re breathing our core values this fall—five verbs that speak to who we are as a congregation: welcome, risk, wrestle, immerse and do good. These […]
September 18, 2018

Welcome Beloved (Take 1)

Luke 10:25-37 by Daniel Harrell If you were in church last Sunday, you tasted the good fruit of our ReForming work as a church. Twelve months spent trusting the Spirit […]
August 26, 2018

Church Mother Letter T: Teresa of Avila

James 1:1-8 by Daniel Harrell I imagine it must have been tough growing up with Jesus as your older brother. First you’d have to listen to your mother tell that […]
August 20, 2018

Church Fathers Letter T: Tertullian

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 by Daniel Harrell We’re just back from our annual visit to New England, full from time spent with family, good friends, oceans and mountains and many pounds […]
July 22, 2018

God is For Us

Romans 8:28-37 by Daniel Harrell I’m wrapping up three weeks of sermons by request, grateful again for your suggestions, sorry I couldn’t get to them all before heading east to […]
July 15, 2018

Waiting Game

Romans 8:18-27 by Daniel Harrell It’s been a hot and stormy week. Hottest year on record so far, they say. Seems like they’re saying that every year now. Thunderously wet. […]
July 9, 2018

Fresh Air

Romans 8:1-17 by Daniel Harrell I got caught up in World Cup fever during our recent trip to Colombia with the Confirmation Class. South Americans do love their football. Sadly […]
July 2, 2018

A Cat Story

Romans 10:9-15 by Daniel Harrell For four years the esteemed Walker Art Museum hosted tens of thousands outside on its lawn, some traveling hundreds of miles, to watch cat videos. […]
June 4, 2018

Good and Acceptable and Perfect

Romans 12:1-2 by Daniel Harrell I’m freshly back from North Carolina and a visit to family where I got to spend time with my 90-year-old Aunt Betty Anne. For more […]