Can I Get a Witness?!

Second Peter 1:16-21 (NRSV) I’d like to tell you a story this morning; a personal story. When I was in the ninth grade, I attended a Methodist youth camp that ended up being my first direct experience with evangelism. I was at a point in my life where things weren’t...

Glass Houses

Matthew 5:13-16 (NRSV) A few years ago, I was driving through Fairfield, Connecticut with my daughter Corinne in the car. We passed by a big, new building, the entire front of which was made of glass. I turned to Corinne and said, “You know what they say about people...

Groundhog Day, Again

Matthew 16:24-27 (NRSV) Four years ago, when I was still getting my feet on the ground as your new pastor, I preached a sermon on Groundhog Day. Last week, as I was looking ahead at my preaching schedule, I happened to notice that this year Groundhog Day falls on a...