Sermon: Defying Gravity

"Defying Gravity" (June 22, 2014) Sometimes it seems like churches just shouldn't work-- kind of like it seems that bumblebees shouldn't be able to fly. Yet despite the struggles and challenges, against all odds, the church carries on, even soars. With God, all things are, and all things will continue to be, possible. (Matthew 19:21-26)… Continue reading Sermon: Defying Gravity

Sermon: You Want me to… What?

"You Want me to... What?" (June 15, 2014) What is God calling us to do-- each of us individually and the people of Trinity UMC as a whole? How do we figure out that answer? How do we leave our fear behind and do it? (Matthew 28:16-20, Jeremiah 1:4-10) --- Including some stories from the… Continue reading Sermon: You Want me to… What?

Sermon: Together in One Place

"Together in One Place" (June 8, 2014 - Pentecost Sunday) The story of Pentecost-- the church's "birthday" as the disciples received the Holy Spirit-- paints a picture of a diverse group all together in one place. In this gathering, differences are not erased or harmonized, but celebrated! Are we living as those who expect, celebrate,… Continue reading Sermon: Together in One Place