SERMONS ARCHIVE

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The Radical Rabbi Who Slept on the Job

Category: Faith, Jesus, Miracles

August 2, 2020

Scripture: Mark 4:35-41 (NRSV) Jesus wasn’t too concerned about “rocking the boat.” He regularly offended people, especially ticking off those in high places. He didn’t hang out with the right people. He talked with a...

The Radical Rabbi Who Made Up Stories

Category: Hope, Jesus, Justice, Prayer, Spiritual Growth

July 26, 2020

Scripture: Luke 18:1-8 (NRSV) Jesus didn’t just tell us about prayer, perseverance, compassion, or faith, he told us stories about what these things look like in our daily lives. Jesus’ stories made his teachings become...

The Radical Rabbi Who Didn’t Act His Age

Scripture: Luke 18:15-17 (NRSV) We need to walk not only in the footsteps of Christ, but humble ourselves, get down on our knees, and crawl behind the children who lead us. Children teach us so...

The Radical Rabbi Who Broke the Rules

Category: Faith, Jesus, Justice, Miracles, Relationships

July 12, 2020

Scripture: Luke 6:1-11 (NRSV) We human beings love rules. We’re drawn to them because they give us certainty, clarity, and control. We can call the shots and play the referee. We of course need rules for...

The Radical Rabbi Who Hung Out with the Wrong Crowd

Scripture: Luke 5:27-32 (NRSV) We now begin our new series “Catching Up with the Radical Rabbi.” We need to catch up with Jesus—get caught up on what he’s been up to. We also need to...

How to Grow Your Soul

Scripture: Luke 6:31 (RNJB) “Treat others as you would like people to treat you.” Confucius said, “Never do to others what you would not like them do to you.” Buddha said, “A person who loves...