Sermons from April 2020

Bless This home: resolve

With all of us spending more time at home than usual, tensions might also be running a little higher than usual. You might be in quarantine relationship danger if: The Comedy Central roasting crew shows up to record a day in your home Your cat has became your favorite family member You’ve considered how to build an octagon cage in the living room to settle things once and for all Your wife claims to be starting your garden, but has…

Bless This Home: Personality

On April 1st, no joke, Tom Wolf issued a state-wide stay-at-home order for Pennsylvania.  Agree with that decision or not, here we are.  Just a few weeks later, most people are, well, let’s say we’re ready for things to get back to normal.  Not a new normal, back to work, back to school, back to church, back to normal, normal. Generally speaking, singles are ready for some human interaction.  Couples are ready to be a little less coupled.  Families are…

Resurrection Sunday

Matthew 27, Mark 15, Luke 23, John 19 It was nine in the morning when they crucified him. The written notice of the charge against him read: THE KING OF THE JEWS. They crucified two rebels with him, one on his right and one on his left. It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, for the sun stopped shining. Knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture…

Palm Sunday

The past three weeks, we learned about some significant burdens of ours that Jesus took on Himself; physical sickness & disease, mental pain & suffering, and all of our sin including the punishment, transgressions, and iniquities. This week, we celebrate the tradition of Palm Sunday.  This marks the day when Jesus went into Jerusalem knowing that He was about to take on the weight of all of these burdens. Unfortunately, all of the palm trees that I’ve ever planted failed…