Opening with a story from his missionary trip to Brazil, Rev. Gilbert shared a story that draws a laugh from the congregation. As he looks into the scripture lesson, he shares parallels about the passage and today’s life.
In a candid discussion about the prevalence of Christianity in the United States, Rev. Huggins shares a message about the casual unbelief that permeates our society. Who leads the world in the terms we create; Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness?
As part of the sermon this morning, Rev. Weber opened with a passage from Abraham Lincoln; “We should pray and consider earnestly if we are on God’s side.” As Rev. Weber delved into the passages from the Psalms and John, she tells how important it is to focus on God and worship him without failing.
With so many voices screaming at us each day, it is important to listen for the voice of our shepherd. How do we train ourselves to hear our shepherd’s voice? Immersing yourself in the place where you can clearly hear the voice is one of the first ways. How else? Listen and find out why.
From the influence of George Buttrick, Rev. Huggins had Paul Scherer as a professor. Rev. Huggins gave a message as a student before Scherer where Scherer commented “you could preach the yellow pages effectively, but that was no sermon.” This Lutheran preacher had a distinct impact on Dick.
Continuing the series on Pastors that shaped his ministry, Rev. Huggins shared how Conrad “Connie” Steinbrenner helped grow Dick’s faith. From high school through college, marriage, and life, Connie helped Dick down his own faith journey.
With the confession that he is a product of the Social Gospel of the 20th Century, Rev. Huggins shared this message about the interpretation of the Bible as it applies to our modern society. Listen and share today!
We are all disciples, which includes a long list of the things we should be doing. In the root beginning of our faith, we see how even an isolated unassuming event can blossom and grow into a world changing event.