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DateTitleScripture textTopicPreacher
7/27/14"Convergence"Colossians 1:15-20Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: drawn by Christ into unity through the energy of loveLisa Schrott
7/20/14"And Still I Rise"Matthew 22:35-40Maya Angelou: learning to love ourselvesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/06/14"Saving the World"Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30The Mad Housers: clear purpose and boundariesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/29/14"It's So Easy. Is It?"Matthew 10:40-42Persons with differing abilities: serving, not helpingRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/22/14"What You Hear Whispered..."Matthew 10:24-31Dionysius the Areopagite: knowing God through ignoranceRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/15/14"Graduation Speech"Matthew 28:16-20The doubts and fears that accompany important transitionsLisa Schrott
6/8/14"In Their Own Language"Acts 2:1-22Pentecost love at a non-God non-weddingRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/5/14"A Walk to Remember"Luke 24:13-35This life-long walk we makeRev. Tom Buchanan
4/27/14"Our Place in the Family of Things"Colossians 1:15-20Start with whichever starfish you love mostElizabeth McCreless
4/20/14"What a Relief!"Matthew 28:1-10Maybe we don't get the resurrection, but sometimes it gets usRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/6/14"Joy, Yes, but Wrapped in Night"Psalm 130When we don't get what we want. Like cake.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/30/14"Healing for Broken Hallelujahs"Psalm 95God-botherers, ants in the pants, and Leonard Cohen hallelujahs. It's very OK to be uncertain.Rev. Tom Buchanan
3/16/14"All We Really Want"Psalm 121Kept by GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/9/14"O Felix Culpa! (O Happy Fault!)"Psalm 32Instead of hiding from God, hide in GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/2/14"Until the Day Dawns"2 Peter 1:16-21If you move toward even the faintest glimmer of Jesus Christ, that glimmer will start moving toward you.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/23/14"A Peculiar Sermon for a Peculiar People"Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18Called to holinessRev. Tom Buchanan
2/16/14"Cliff Notes of the Covenant"Deuteronomy 30:15-29Moses tweets his parting words to a new generation.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/9/14"Busted"Isaiah 58:1-12If our worship changes us, only then can we change the world.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/2/14"Different Stakes"Micah 6:1-8The satisfaction of public radio listeners versus the salvation of the people of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/26/14"Hope Is Not a Strategy"Isaiah 9:1-7Hope IS a strategy if you hope in JesusRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/24/13"It's Not What You Think"Luke 23:33-43Christ the King SundayRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/17/13"So, How will Your Story End?"Luke 21:5-19The destruction of the temple foretoldRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/10/13"To Bless the Space Between Us"Luke 18:1-8Jesus and ZacchaeusRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/03/13"God of the Living"Luke 20:27-38All Saints and StewardshipRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/27/13"Getting All the Notes Right"Luke 18:9-14Making music vs. getting the notes rightRev. Tom Buchanan
10/20/13"Getting to 'Yes'"Luke 18:1-8The parable of the widow and the unjust judgeRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/6/13"Getting Over Ourselves"Luke 17:5-13Faith is not about usRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/29/13"What's It Gonna Take?"Luke 16:19-31The parable of the rich man and LazarusRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/22/13"Hedging Your Bets"Luke 16:1-13The parable of the dishonest managerRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/15/13"God's Love Revealed Through Our Pets"1 John 4:16b-18Blessing of the AnimalsRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/08/13"Who Am I?"Luke 14:25-33Summary of the SaintsRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/01/13"Blessed is the Match"1 Timothy 6:2-19Hannah SeneshRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/25/13"The Invisible Tongue"Psalm 42HafizRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/18/13    (Church Retreat at Calvin Center; no sermon) 
8/11/13The Road Goes Ever On"Hebrews 11, 12J. R. R. TolkienRev. Tom Buchanan
8/04/13"Quiet Subversive"Romans 1:18-25Rachel CarsonRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/28/13To Love What Is MortalMatthew 18:1-5Mary OliverRev. Tom Buchanan
7/21/13    William SeymourJulie Erkel Hagee
7/14/13"Wake Up!"1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Anthony de MelloRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/07/13"For the Good of All"Galatians 6:1-16Fetullah GulenRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/30/13    The Disciples of JesusJulie Erkel Hagee
6/23/13Pray the Devil Back to HellLuke 8:26-39Lehmah GboweeRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/16/13Billions and BillionsPsalm 19Carl SaganRev. Tom Buchanan
6/09/13Colonies of Heaven" Acts 2:37-47 St. PatrickRev. Tom Buchanan
6/02/13 Luke 7:1-10Intro to Summer SaintsRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/05/13"Remembrance"Genesis 1:26-27, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26An image of what Christ calls and loves into being, a Beloved CommunityRev. Tom Buchanan
4/14/13"Go a Little Deeper"John 21:1-19We just have to go a little deeper to find the abundance Jesus points toRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/07/13"The Door Was Locked"John 20:19-31Drawn by the Spirit from behind our locked doorsRev. Tom Buchanan
3/31/13"'Bout Time!"John 1:1-5Hungry for lightRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/17/13"What's Reasonable?"John 12:1-8Mary's bucket listRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/10/13"Right Before Our Eyes"Luke 15: 1-2, 11-32Dirty glasses and the Prodigal SonRev. Tom Buchanan
3/03/13"Let This Be the Time"Luke 13:1-9The fruits of examining our livesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/17/13"Vacare Deo"Luke 4:1-3Let us empty out our egos for the sake of placing God back into the centerRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/10/13"God-In-A-Box"Luke 9:28-36Less thinking and more lovingRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/03/13"The Light for All People, The Light for Each Person"John 1:1-5, Jeremiah 1:4-10Gather armloads of light before the walk to the crossRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/27/13"Looking for Light"Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-11Celebrating the sweetness of God's lightRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/20/13"From Ordinary to Extraordinary"John 2:1-11Walking the walk, in hopes that God will turn our ordinary into God's extraordinaryRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/13/13"A Recommitment to Christ"Luke 3:15-17, 21-22Once a year we say to God, "We'll try. Hard."Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/6/13"Bearing Gifts"Matthew 2:1-12Christ is our treasure, the gift we have to share with the worldRev. Tom Buchanan
12/02/12"Waiting is the Hardest Part"
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Luke 21:25-36The one called Lord and Savior, Prince of Peace, Son of God - and it wasn't JesusRev. Tom Buchanan
11/25/12"Thank You Notes" (pdf)
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1 Thessalonians 5:18, Psalm 107:1-23Thank God; that's how life is meant to be livedRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/18/12"Welcome to the Table!" (pdf)
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Isaiah 25:6-10a, Matthew 8:11GOD is the host of the feast of life for all peopleRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/11/12"Home Base"2 Corinthians 8:1-8, Mark 12:41-44Standing in the gap between what is and what should beRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/4/12"Growing Up in God"Mark 12:28-34, Ephesians 4:7, 11-16What's important isn't to have everything figured out but for each to grow in every way into ChristRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/28/12"What if This is as Good as It Gets?"Psalm 46, Matthew 6:25-34Grappling with the meaning of the gospel for our timeRev. Tom Buchanan
10/21/12"God Speaks"Job 38:1-7, 34-41Sometimes knowing we are heard makes all the differenceSarah McClelland
10/14/12"Telling the Truth With Love"Mark 10:17-31Which truth, and for whom?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/7/12"It's a Party!"Matthew 22:1-5, 8-10Experiencing the party God throwsRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/9/12"Opening to a Bigger World"Mark 7:24-30Our expectations were made to be burst openRev. Tom Buchanan
8/19/12"How Bono Helped Me Sing a New Song"Psalm 40:1-4 and Hebrews 11:1-16A journey toward trustRev. Tom Buchanan
8/12/12"Gerard Manley Hopkins – Authentic Cadence"I John 4:16b, 18-19Regarding our own particularity with more kindness, sympathy, and curiosityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/29/12"Corrie ten Boom – The Risk Factor"Ephesians 3:14-21What risk is God calling you to take in your personal life?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/15/12"Evelyn Underhill – Practical Mystic"Ephesians 1:3-14Taking mysticism seriously enough to demystify itRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/8/12"Baal Shem Tov – Cleaving to God"John 10:2-10Repairing the world by reconnecting the divine spark to its originRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/1/12"Touch Made All the Difference"Mark 5:21-43Jairus' daughter and the woman with a hemorrhage.Sarah McClelland
6/24/12“Saint Cecilia – But, Oh What Art Can Teach!”Psalm 150Praising God through musicRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/17/12“Wangari Maathai – A Saint and A Soldier”Mark 4:26-32A tough woman, environmentalist and fighter against oppression, to whom we're specially connected through JohnsonRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/10/12"Communio Sanctorum – Playing With Fire?"Hebrews 11:32–12:2aAttention to those who might help us play the hand we’ve been dealtRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/20/12"Can You Imagine?"Acts 1:1-8God empowers us not with knowledge but with vision, not with clarity but with trust.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/6/12"What's Your Story?"
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John 15:1-8ConnectionRev. Tom Buchanan
4/29/12"My WHOLE Heart?"John 10:11-18The shepherd and the hired handRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/22/12"A Tactile Species"Luke 24:36-48Touching climate changeAlexis Chase
4/15/12"Living the Questions" Windows Media Audio. Click the link to play it if you have Windows.John 20:19-29Looking for closure with ThomasRev. Tom Buchanan
4/8/12"A Spiritual Spring Cleaning - Letting Go of God"Mark 16:1-8If we imagine we understand, we do not stand with Jesus' earliest disciplesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/25/12"Waking Up: Letting Go of Illusions"John 12:20-33Giving one's life away - and a remembrance of a man who did that, Lt. Col. John Darin LoftisRev. Tom Buchanan
3/18/12"A Spiritual Spring Cleaning - Letting Go of Judgment"John 3:14-21Celebrating Jesus' light and Tom's reinstatement to ordinationRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/11/12"A Spiritual Spring Cleaning - Letting Go of Appearances"John 2:13-22We can tolerate just so much humanity in either Jesus or ourselvesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/4/12"A Spiritual Spring Cleaning - Letting Go of Expectations"Mark 8:31-37Jesus' destiny did not remotely fit the disciples' expectationsRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/29/12"A Spiritual Spring Cleaning - Letting Go of Control"Mark 1:9-15How to become a recovering control freakRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/22/12"Don't Waste Your Time"Isaiah 58:1-12God's fast: Loosen the ties that bind you and provide for those who sufferRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/19/12"What? Transfigured? Me?"2 Kings 2:1-12Spiritual powerRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/12/12"Who's the Boss?"2 Kings 5:1-14Iron Age theology and usRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/5/12"To What Do You Equate God?"Isaiah 40:12-31A riff on what it means to take seriously the sovereignty of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/29/12"The Way Home"Genesis 32:22-31No way back home without a reckoningTom Buchanan
1/22/12"Damned if you do..."JonahComplexities and disappointments in a relationship with GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/15/12"Dr. King's 'The Other America' Speech"John 1:43-51Following Jesus to help make God's beloved community a realityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
12/18/11"Go with the Flow"Luke 1:16-38Nobody special, except to the extent that we go with God's flow.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/27/11"Heart to Heart"Mark 13:24-37Quieting our wantings and waiting for whatever comes from the heart of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/20/11"Now Thank We All Our God"Matthew 25:31-46Poking and jabbing for incarnationRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/13/11"Something About Us, Something About God"Matthew 25:1-13Maintaining peak cuteness during a long, tiring waitRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/23/11"The Secret" Windows Media Audio. Click the link to play it if you have Windows.Philippians 4:4-20Abundance and gratitudeTom Buchanan
10/16/11"Where We're Heading"Matthew 21:23-32God is more interested in what is in front of us than what is behind usRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/9/11"DO Sweat the Small Stuff"Matthew 22:1-14Maybe God works with the smallest details for good too?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/25/11"Where Do We Fit?"Matthew 28:16-20Wrap-up of the Sacred Communities seriesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/18/11"The Koinonia Congregational Church of Second Life: Sacred Space in Cyberspace"Philippians 1:12-18, John 3:8a"What does it matter, so long as Christ is proclaimed in every way?”Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/28/11"The Franciscans: Tea with my Chicklets"Matthew 18:1-5Charmed and disarmed.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/21/11"The Taize Community: Belonging Before Believing"Matthew 16:13-20We can't understand everything about the gospel; the important thing is to put into practice the few words we have understood.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/14/11"L'Arche: We Are People"1 Corinthians 12:12-27The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you.”Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/24/11"Green Bough House of Prayer: A Prayer-Soaked Place"Psalm 55:4-8, Matthew 28:28-30Come, all that are weary and heavy ladenRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/17/11"The 12th Century Beguines: Sisters Between"Matthew 5:3-12Flexibility and joyRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/10/11"The Iona Community: A Thin Place of Sharp Remembering"Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23In the 6th century and in the 20th and 21stRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/3/11"The 4th Century Desert Mothers and Fathers: Gazing More Deeply"Luke 10:25-28Prayer without ceasingRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/26/11"The Early Church in Acts: Pursuing the Right Things"Acts 2:41-47We can learn from their vitality - but maybe they could have learned from us tooRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/19/11"Where Do We Fit?"Matthew 28:16-20Introduction to the summer series on sacred communitiesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/15/11"It's Our Turn"1 Peter 2:4-10Capital campaign kick-offRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/10/11"Dry Bones"Ezekiel 37Hope and inspiration.Dr. David L. Petersen
4/3/11"KOKO?"John 9:1-41You choose, you lose.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/27/11"What Does She Know...?"John 4:3-30, 39-42Behind the conversational miscues, "I see you."Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/20/11"A Salvation of Our Choosing?"John 3:1-15Letting go of our expectations.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/13/11"The Place of Breaking"Matthew 4:1-11God's cycle of take, bless, break, give.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/6/11"One Minute Here..."Matthew 17:1-9Maybe the disciples were the ones transfigured?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/27/11"Dear Heart, Come Home"Isaiah 49:8-16aTattooed on God's skinRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/20/11"When Way Closes"Psalm 119:1-8It is better to be whole than to be goodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/13/11"Choose Life"Deuteronomy 30:15-20When you’ve hit the Wall of No Way but Way opens anywayRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/30/11"A Friday Night Kitchen Fight"Micah 6:1-8Lover's quarrel between God and IsraelRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/16/11"The Other America" (transcript starts on page 2) -- The sermon was a recording of Dr. King.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
1/9/11"What's to Wonder?"Matthew 2:1-12Wise men who didn't know what they were looking forRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
12/5/10"Reflection and Renewal - Advent Examen"Matthew 3:1-12Spend Less, Give More, and (if you're a tax collector) Avoid Ripping People Off.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/28/10"Watching and Waiting with Advent Eyes"Matthew 24:36-44An Advent conspiracyRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/24/10"The River of God"Psalm 65God's abundance in the dry, brown Middle EastRev. Joy Fisher
10/17/10"News Flash: The Judge Is Not God. Are We the Widow?"Luke 18:1-8Not about God, but about our need to trustRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/10/10"My Religion Is Gratitude"Luke 17:11-19The 10th leper, John Calvin, and a guerrilla midwifeRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/3/10"Hardscrabble Hope"Rev 21:1-4, Matthew 5:14-16, 18:21-35The main sermon on Bluegrass Sunday was the songs, but here is the spoken partRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/26/10"The Life that Really Is Life - This Summer's Saints"Luke 16:19-31, 1 Timothy 6:6-14,17-19The saints go marching outRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/19/10"Francis of Assisi - Puppy Love"1 Corinthians 1:18-31Foolish and extravagant loveRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/12/10"Mahatma Gandhi - My Life Is My Message"James 1:22-25Be the change you want to see in the worldRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/5/10"Therese of Lisieux - The Little Way"Luke 21:29-36aDedicate your reading of this pdf to the love of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/29/10"Sojourner Truth - Ain't I a Woman?"Micah 6:6-8Do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/22/10"Caryll Houselander - Divine Eccentric"Luke 13:10-17, 1 Corinthians 15:10“The first exercise in simplicity is to accept oneself as one is.”Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/15/10"St. Augustine - 4th Century Bad Boy"Romans 7:14-25God saves; humans can only engage in the struggle between willing and not willing.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/8/10"Hildegard of Bingen - O Splendor of God's Glory Bright"Ephesians 5:8-14, John 12:35-46We are living sparks of God's splendor, called to creativityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/1/10"Mother Teresa - At Work in the Darkness"Psalm 42Persevering despite God's absenceRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/25/10"Teresa of Avila - Wild Woman of Avila"Colossians 2:6-14Fire in the heart and bellyRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/18/10"Julian of Norwich - A Hazelnut of Hope"Colossians 1:15-28All will be wellRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/11/10"Bill W - Rescued from Darkness"Luke 10:35-37, Colossians 1:1-14Redemption through surrender to a Higher PowerRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/4/10"Would-Be Followers of Jesus"2 Kings 5:1-14, Luke 9:57-10:2Introduction to this summer's saints seriesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/13/10"Reconciled with God by faith"Galatians 2:15-21Allowing Christ to fully live in usRev. Deedra Rich
6/6/10"The Transforming Power of God's Surprising Call"Galatians 1:11-24Are we putting limits around God?Rev. Deedra Rich
5/30/10"Imagine"John 16:12-15Imagining a way to describe three-personed GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/23/10"Come On, Baby, Light My Fire!"John 14:16-20, 25-26, Acts 2"If Jesus is risen and people are not finding him, then somebody is hiding him."Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/16/10"Wild Thing, I Think I Love You!"Psalm 18, Romans 8, Mark 1The link between wilderness, creativity, and spiritualityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
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5/9/10"Umm... Umm... Good!"Psalm 34:1-5,8The goodness of the landRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/2/10"Mountain"Exodus 3, 1 Kings 19Experiencing God in a holy placeRev. Deedra Rich
4/25/10"So Earth Had This Boyfriend..."Luke 12:48EarthRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/18/10"An Overall Spiritually Moisturizing Day"JobOceanRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/11/10"Sky"Psalm 19God speaks to us through creationRev. Deedra Rich
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4/4/10"Can You Believe It?"John 20:1-18Choose to make room in your heart for such a mysteryRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
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3/21/10"Breaking Free from Discouragement and Depression"Job 3:2-4, 20-26, John 1:1-5When we are cut off from all the hope we knowRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/7/10"Breaking Free from Resentment and Bitterness"Matthew 18:21-35, 1 Samuel 18:6-11Made prisoner to something that can eat us aliveRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/28/10"Breaking Free from Anxiety and Worry"Philippians 4:6-7, Luke 12:22-29We're not doing the ones doing the breaking and freeing; Jesus is.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/21/10"Breaking Free from Blame and Shame"Genesis 3:1-12, Luke 22:54-62Imagining an existence beyond blame and shameRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
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2/14/10"Marching Off the Map"
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2/7/10"Handing It On"1 Corinthians 15:1-1153,265 missional touchesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/31/10"A Still More Excellent Way"1 Corinthians 13:1-13More excellent than gifts, goals, lists, achievements, programs, and traditionsRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/24/10"Body Parts"1 Corinthians 12:12-31Unimaginable interconnectednessRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/17/10"Water to Wine"John 2:1-11A glimpse of what Jesus does when nobody is lookingRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/10/10"A Recommitment to Christ and Christ's Mission"John 15:1-8Every member in prayer and ministryRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
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12/6/09"Where is God in Addiction?"Luke 3:1-6Where isn't God in addiction?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/15/09"Does Doubt Diminish Faith?"Mark 9:14-24If you never dig for what you believe won't be there, you won't find it.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/8/09"How Much Is Enough?"Hebrews 11:32-12:3The cliff that keeps calling because beyond the cliff is the heart of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/1/09"Is There Life After Death?"John 11:32-44Beholding resurrection lifeRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/25/09"How Good Do I Have to Be?"Ephesians 2:8-9What if we didn't have to be good?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/18/09"Why Do We Pray?"Proverbs 3:5-6The Spirit's nice and all that, but wouldn't we prefer an action plan?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/11/09"Where Was God When _____?"Job 38:1-13, 18And what if we don't get to know?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
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9/27/09"Have Salt in Yourself"Mark 9:38-50An overwhelming taste of cinnamonRev. Deedra Rich
9/20/09"God's Love Language"Mark 9:30-37The verbs and nouns and adjectives of God’s love languageRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/13/09"Nuts! (The Gospel in a Nutshell)"Mark 8:27-37The shock absorber beneath faith's rocky rideRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/23/09"A Bouquet of Blessings"Ephesians 6:10-20Jill's first sermon after her sabbatical, and her "whole armor of God"Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/9/09"Grieving As Those Who Have Hope" 2 Samuel 18; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18Minimum protection but maximum support.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
8/2/09"Outdone by Grace" 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13; John 6:24-35Our sins aren't that amazing or interesting, compared to the grace of God.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
7/19/09"Walls" 2 Samuel 7:1-14a, Ephesians 2:11-22When you really don't understand God, you do.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
7/12/09"Who's in Control?" 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19, Mark 6:14-29Learning that God is in controlRev. Kimberly L. Clayton
7/5/09"Establishing a Kingdom" 2 Samuel 5:1-10, Mark 6:1-13From an exclusive beginning to an expansive visionRev. Kimberly L. Clayton
6/28/09"Generosity" 2 Corinthians 8:1-15Paul's gutsy fundraisingRev. Kimberly L. Clayton
6/21/09"Goliath is Big (But God is Bigger)" 1 Samuel 17, Mark 4:35-41"Love made me an inventor."Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
6/14/09"The Potential for Greatness" 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13, Mark 4:26-32A future that is not determined by your past.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
6/7/09"More Than We Can Name or Know" Isaiah 6:1-8, John 3:1-17Cooperating and loving in God's Triune image.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
5/31/09"Is the Church Safe?" Ezekiel 37:1-14, Acts 2:1-21Bible studies are even safer, though.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
5/24/09"Testimony" Acts 1:15-17, 21-26, 1 John 5:9-13I know that he is alive because he lives in me.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
5/17/09"Sabbath Time" Deuteronomy 5:12-16, Mark 2:23-3:6A practice that sets us free.Rev. Kimberly L. Clayton
5/3/09"Whose Shepherd?" Psalm 23, John 10:11-18Two views of the Lord as shepherdRev. David L. Petersen
4/12/09"The Boulder's Tale" John 20:1-18The first Easter really rockedRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/29/09"Got Light?" John 12:27-36Being the light for each otherRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/22/09"Bigger than We Think" John 3:11-21We love definitions and goals and programs, but God is biggerRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/15/09"Foolishness?" 1 Corinthians 1:15-25What we're up to is foolishness, but it will save us.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/1/09"What Wisdom Now?" Mark 1:9-15Back to the beginning of the cycleRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/15/09"The Wow Factor" Mark 1:40-45God is "for" us. Beyond that, we don't know what to expectRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/1/09"Idols" 1 Corinthians 8:1-13Knowledge, sacrifice, and foodAshley Lage
1/25/09"Go Fish!" Mark 1:14-20The purpose of the church is evangelism. If we have to. We guess.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/18/09"Listen for It!" 1 Samuel 3:1-20God is calling us to be both Samuel and EliRev. Jill Tolbert
1/11/09"God Bless This Mess!" Acts 19:1-7, Mark 1:4-11Not dependent on who we are or what we doRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/4/09"Wakey, Wakey, Rise and Shine!" Matthew 2:1-12, Isaiah 60:1-6Offering back to God the very bestRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
12/21/08"Conked Out on the Hay" Luke 1:26-38Trusting that what God has begun in us will be brought to completionRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
12/6/08"Be Kind to your Shadow Day" Mark 1:1-8Try being kind to your badness for one day, to see what happensRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/30/08"Naming the Darkness" Psalm 80, Mark 13:24-37LamentRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/16/08"What, Invest Now?" Matthew 25:21-28Becoming an anti-anxiety communityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/9/08"Got Oil?" Matthew 25:1-13A torch for Jesus and the oil to light itRev. Larry Owens
11/2/08"We're All In This Together" Hebrews 11:29-36, 39, 12:1-4Tearing a page from the BibleRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/19/08"But You Promised!" Matthew 15:21-28Claiming Jesus' promise even when you think he has forgottenRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/12/08"RSVP" Matthew 22:1-14God's invitation requires an RSVP and change of clothesAshley Lage
10/5/08"Do You Mean Us, Jesus?" Matthew 21:33-46Two views of a parableJill Oglesby Evans and Mary Kiriaku
9/28/08"Let's Get Going!" Matthew 21:23-32Not who we are but where we're goingRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/21/08"Get Over Your Bad Self" Matthew 20:1-16Resentment in the vineyardRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/14/08"Don't Forgive Too Soon" Matthew 18:21-35Moving at one's own pace through the stages of healthy forgivenessRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/24/08"This Summer's Saints" Ephesians 1:15-19An invitation to enter with passion and imaginationRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/17/08"Ecstatic Love" Song of Songs 1:1-4, 4:1-7, Matthew 22:34-40Jalal ad-Din RumiRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/3/08"Loving Dominion" Genesis 1Fred MyersDiane Hunter
7/27/08"Dying and Living in Christ" Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52Sadhu Sundar SinghRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/20/08"My Life Is My Message" Romans 8:5-6, 12-17Mahatma GandhiRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/13/08"Take Up Your Cross" Luke 9:23-24Helen KellerDiane Hunter
7/6/08"News Right Fresh From Heaven" Matthew 13:1-9Johnny AppleseedRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/29/08"Go" John 20:11-18Mary MagdaleneDiane Hunter
6/22/08"A Separate Peace" Matthew 10:26-31Anne FrankRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/8/08"Ain't I a Woman?" Micah 6:6-8Sojourner TruthRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/1/08"Anam Cara (Soul Friend)" Matthew 7:21-29Introduction to the summer saints seriesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/18/08"What's to Know About the Trinity?" 1 Corinthians 13:9-13God is for us, God is with us, God is in us.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/4/08"Coming to Know God" Ephesians 1:15-23Wisdom, revelation, and volleyballRev. Deedra Rich
4/20/08"The Water of Life" variousStewardship of waterRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/13/08"The Good Shepherd" John 10:1-10Judean shepherds led not with the stick but with the carrotRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/6/08"Seein' Jesus" Luke 24:13-35Worship: a weekly laundry that returns our faculties clean and foldedRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/30/08"The Sunday After" John 20:19-31We will only find hope and grow in faith when we have doubtsRev. Jonathan Scanlon
3/23/08"Nabbed by Truth" Matthew 28:1-10If I can just do __________, I'll experience spiritual truthRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/17/08"We Think We Know" John 3:1-12Nicodemus must be laughing at usRev. Deedra Rich
2/10/08"If We Only Knew..." John 4:3-30, 39-42Looking for information and finding living waterRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/3/08"Until the Day Dawns..." 2 Peter 1:16-21Attentive to even the faintest glowRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/27/08"Like Moths to a Flame" Matthew 4:12-23Attracted to light, but moths prefer circling in the safety of the adjacent darknessRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
12/9/07"Letters from an Onlooker" Matthew 3:1-12Meeting John the BaptistRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
12/2/07"Renew, Rebuild, Rebirth - A Mission Week in NOLA" Isaiah 43Stories from the New Orleans mission tripRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/25/07"Christ the King" Colossians 1:11-20Reconnecting with Christ the King living within and among usRev. Deedra Rich
10/14/07"A Presbyterian Leper" Luke 17:11-19A parable that is a much shorter and more entertaining version of Calvin's InstitutesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/7/07"Changing the Subject" Revelation 22:1-7Leaves of the Tree for the healing of the nationsRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/30/07"A Word of Hope" Jeremiah 32, Luke 16:19-31Let us listen and respond to the word of the God in our lives.Rev. Deedra Rich
9/23/07"The Parable of the Dishonest Steward" Luke 16:1-13Huh???Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/16/07"Our Searching God (II)" Jeremiah 4, Luke 15:1-10Forever pursuing the one who is lost, that's our God.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/9/07"Calculate the Cost" Jeremiah 18-19, Luke 14:25-33Giving us the chance to bail on the way to the cross.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/26/07"This Summer's Saints" Ephesians 1:15-19God wants more from us. And then gives it back with great joy.Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/19/07"Lover of Jesus, lover of humanity" Galatians 2:20Mother Teresa: We can do no great things – only small things with great loveRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/05/07"Howard Thurman"  Howard Thurman: Let your lives be a supreme spiritual offering to GodRev. Cecelya Taylor
7/22/07"Militant Pacifist and Weighty Friend" Matthew 5:14-16, Proverbs 20:27Rufus Jones: What wonderful work do you suppose God cannot do...without us?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/15/07"Jewish Saint of the Cross" Luke 9:23-24, 1 Cor 1:18, 22-23Edith Stein: The way of the CrossRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/8/07"Divine Eccentric" Ephesians 3:14-20Caryll Houselander: Accept oneself as one isRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/1/07"A Universal Heart" Colossians 1:15-20Father Bede Griffiths: How big are we willing to allow our God to be?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/27/07"A Hazelnut of Hope" Romans 8:35,37-38Julian of Norwich: All manner of things shall be wellRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/17/07"A Servant's Journey" Ephesians 4:1-16Filling up at the gas stations on life's journeyRev. Deedra Rich
6/10/07"Feeding the Other" 1 Kings 17:8-16Even in our testiness or imperiousness, we can feed each otherRev. David L. Petersen
6/3/07"Access to Grace" Romans 5:1-5Introduction to the summer saints seriesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/20/07"A Fresh Touch" Acts 2:1-21How the Holy Spirit somehow grabs our attention and fires us back upRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/6/07"A Divine Insistence" Revelation 21:1-6God is making all things newRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/29/07"Blessed Assurance" Revelation 7:9-17The role of revelation
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Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/8/07"What's It to You?" Luke 24:1-12Grappling with the empty tomb isn't easyRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/25/07"An Extravagant Response" John 12:1-8Mary's offering of all she has and all she isRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/18/07"The Parable of the Loving Father" Luke 15:11b-32The father's love has no limitRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/11/07"A Holy Impatience" Luke 13:1-9Believing in God's goodness more than we believe in our badnessRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/4/07"All in God's Time" Luke 13:31-35Meltdown of a Messiah with moxieRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/25/07"Wrestling with the Wilderness" Luke 4:1-13Both the Spirit and Satan teach us about our deepest selvesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/18/07"A Glimpse of Glory" Exodus 34:29-35, Luke 9:28-36Trying to call God back to the mountainRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/28/07"The Language of God's Call" Jeremiah 1:4-10The airwaves around here practically shimmer with divine chatterRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/21/07"The Auto Body of Christ" 1 Corinthians 12:12-31One fully functional vehicleRobert Butker
1/14/07"A Recommitment to Christ" John 15:1-8An invitation to set an intention to trust GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
1/7/07"Epiphany" Matthew 2:1-12, Isaiah 60:1-6Fulfilment, conflict and contrasting imagesRev. Johnson Kinyua
12/31/06"Joy" 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10The joy of knowing the Lord Jesus ChristRev. Johnson Kinyua
12/24/06"What Are We Expecting?" Luke 1:26-38Saying yes to the disruptive fluttering of God's new life within usRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
12/10/06"In the Wilderness, Prepare the Way" Isaiah 40:1-6, Luke 3:1-18When we've lost our way, the way out is not ours but God'sRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/26/06"True Facts" John 18:33-38Christ as King in John's gospelRob McClellan
11/19/06"Going Forward - A Summary of Natural Church Development" Hebrews 10:35-39, 11:1-3One plants, another waters, and God gives the increaseRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/12/06"The Risk of the Rich" Hebrews 10:19-25, Mark 12:41-44The richness of risking for faithRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
11/05/06"How Great a Cloud of Loving Relationships" Mark 12:28-34Loving relationships in the church across timeRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/29/06"Functional Structures - What's the Point?" Luke 6:17-31Letting the Holy Spirit make us nimble and responsiveRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/22/06"Holistic Small Groups - Companions on the Journey" Luke 7:1-10Resources for connectionRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
10/15/06"Needs-Oriented Evangelism - The Hidden Depths of Many a Heart" Matthew 28:16-20Adding a portion of our hearts to the ever-expanding heart of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/24/06"Passionate Spirituality - A Roller Coaster Ride" Mark 9:30-37What is it worth to us to draw near to God?Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/17/06"A Sofa with Holes - or - What's God Up to Through You? - Gift-Oriented Ministry" 1 Corinthians 12:12-27Choosing to do things that feel true, that align with who we are and how God is calling usRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/10/06"An Ocean of Possibilities - Empowering Leadership" Mark 4:26-29, 1 Corinthians 12:4-11What matters first is not programs or tasks but the boundless ocean of God's SpiritRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
9/03/06"Whose Call Is It?" Mark 7:1-16The call that is between you and GodBobbie Epting
8/27/06"A Summary of Saints" Ephesians 1:15-23The calling to embody our own style of Christian witness for our timeRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/20/06"Resting in God - Father Thomas Keating" Psalm 46, 1 Kings 19:9-13Showing up and shutting up long enough to be present to the Word - or the silence - of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/13/06"Falling in Love - St. Clare of Assisi" 1 John 4:7-12, 16bFalling in love and learning to persevere in loveRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/6/06"St. Francis of Assisi - A New Heart" Ezekiel 36:22a, 23-28A courageous fool for ChristRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/30/06"St. Biff" Ephesians 3:14-21Caring enough to risk being lovingly honestCarolyn Christie
7/23/06"Dorothy Day (1897-1980) - A Life Aligned with the Gospel" Matthew 25:31-46Feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, and welcoming the strangerRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/9/06"Hail Mary...On the Move" Luke 1:26-38, 46-55The call to grow what God seeds within usRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/2/06"St. John of the Cross - The Dark Night of the Soul" Ephesians 1:3-14The depth and pain and gifts of the path through the desertRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/25/06"Teresa of Avila - A Passion for God" 2 Corinthians 6:1-13A lively, juicy, life-giving love affair with GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/18/06"Paying Attention to the Saints" Mark 4:24-34Saints: proof that the gospel can be livedRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/11/06"Orthodoxy vs. Intimacy" Romans 8:12-17Tackling the doctrine of the TrinityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/04/06"Pentecost: Celebrating our Differences" Acts 2Like an African marketplace, Pentecost brought people into community despite their differencesRev. Johnson Kinyua
5/28/06"You Must Choose, but Choose Wisely" Acts 1:15-26Decision makingSara Varnado
5/21/06"The Spirit of Truth" Acts 10:44-48, John 15:9-17, 26-27The Presbyterian heritage of loving God with an educated mindRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/14/06"Safely to Abide" 1 John 4:13-19, Acts 8:26-40, John 15:1-12Calm, courage, and grace in the face of life's impermanenceRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/7/06"How Far Will You Go?" Acts 4:5-12, 1 John 3:16-24Going beyond our competence and our project management skills - to passionate spiritualityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/30/06"God's Beloved Blockheads" Luke 24:36b-48Alternating between moments of revelation and moments of total cluelessnessRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/16/06"The Story of Our Faith" John 20:1-18The grace of new eyesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/2/06"The Wisdom of the Secret Heart" John 12:20-33, Jeremiah 31:34Knowledge not studied but given as a gift (most often, regrettably, through suffering)Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/26/06"Extravagant Salvation" John 3:14-21"God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things..."Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/19/06"Beside the Point" John 2:13-22A slap in the face of our relentless busynessRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/12/06"A Design Flaw" Mark 8:31-38Seeing past the flaws in the design of "human things" to the perfection of "divine things"Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/5/06"The Wisdom of the Wilderness" Mark 1:9-15There is wisdom to be found in life's wildernessesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/1/06"Ash Wednesday Meditation" - Seeds of new life in the soil of the graveRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/5/06"Purpose" Genesis 22:1-14, Luke 15:11-32Moving beyond childhood to become a spiritual parentRev. Charlie Landreth
1/29/06"Power Struggle" Mark 1:21-28The battle between good and evil within usRev. Charlie Landreth
1/22/06"The Call to Follow" Jonah 1:1-5, 10, Mark 1:14-20What is your calling?Rev. Charlie Landreth
1/15/06"When the Lord Speaks" 1 Samuel 3:1-10, 19-21, John 1:45-51Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.Rev. Charlie Landreth
1/8/06"Called to Serve" Exodus 3:1-12, Acts 13:1-3, Mark 1:9-11The calling of church eldersRev. Charlie Landreth
1/1/06"One Last Visit to the Manger" Matthew 2If we listen and study the signsAdam Phelan
12/11/05"Fear Not" Luke 2:1-20CourageRev. Charlie Landreth
12/11/05"The Peace of God" Isaiah 11:1-10PeaceRev. Charlie Landreth
12/04/05"The Gift of Repentance" Isaiah 40:1-11, Mark 1:1-8Having to encounter John the Baptist on the road to ChristmasRev. Charlie Landreth
11/27/05"Waiting with Hope" Isaiah 64:1-9, Mark 13:24-37Living in between timesRev. Charlie Landreth
11/20/05"In Everything Give Thanks" Psalm 100, 1 Thes. 5:12-22Accepting each moment as a giftRev. Charlie Landreth
11/13/05"The Pace of the People of God" Matthew 25:1-13Doing the work of faith even when there seems to be no end in sightAdam Phelan
11/06/05"The Courage to Risk" Matthew 25:14-30The greatest risk of all is not to care enough to riskRev. Charlie Landreth
10/30/05"Is Christ in You?" Matthew 23:1-12HypocrisyJohn Mayden
10/23/05"What is Most Important?" Matthew 22:34-40Love gives life meaningRev. Charlie Landreth
10/16/05"God's Stuff" Matthew 22:15-22, 1 Chronicles 29:10-20We owe God the coin of God's realmRev. Charlie Landreth
10/9/05"At the Table in the Kingdom of God" Matthew 22:1-14The parable of the wedding banquetAdam Phelan
10/2/05"When the Gospel Becomes an Irritating Word" Matthew 21:33-46The only right we have in the Kingdom is to obey and to serveRev. Larry Owens
9/25/05"The Lesson of the Geese" 1 Corinthians 12:14-27Each person has an important role in the communityRev. Charlie Landreth
9/18/05"Abundance" Matthew 14:13-21Scarcity transformed into abundanceRev. Charlie Landreth
9/11/05"God is our Refuge and Strength" Isaiah 24:18-20, Romans 8:18-27When evil shakes the foundationsRev. Charlie Landreth
9/4/05"A Long Night's Journey into Day" Exodus 12, Romans 13PassoverRev. Ike Brighton
8/28/05"So What's Next? A Couple Laundry Lists" Romans 12:9-21Jill's loving data dumpRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
8/14/05"To the Saints at Emory" 1 Corinthians 1:1-9We are called to be saintsRev. Sharon Taylor
8/7/05"Yours in Faith and Expectation - Clarence Jordan" Luke 11, 13The door of all-out commitmentRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/31/05"Bill W - Saint for Sobriety" Ephesians 2:1-10God loves us even when we are dead through our trespassesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/24/05"Hildegard of Bingen - Pioneer of the Spirit" Matthew 13:31-33, 44-45We are living sparks of God's splendor, co-creators with GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
7/17/05"Thomas Merton - A Modern Day Mystic" 1 Corinthians 13:8-13Hold onto beliefs loosely, but practice them faithfullyAdam Phelan
7/10/05"Do Not Be Afraid - This is the Pentecost" Acts 2:1-13, Psalm 67Being together, with all our differences, is the door to the outpouring of the SpiritRev. Emilio Talamonte
7/3/05"Therese of Lisieux - The Little Way" Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30Doing little things for the love of GodRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/26/05"St. Gus - 4th Century Bad Boy" Romans 7:14-25Difficult faith journey of a brilliant manRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
6/19/05"Living the Gospel - The Example of the Saints" Matthew 10:24-29Saints, for us of the Reformed traditionRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/29/05"Conquering the World" 1 John 5:1-6War, remembrance, and confessionRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/22/05"A Holy Conundrum" Matthew 28:16-20The TrinityRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/15/05"God's Wild Card" Acts 2:1-21PentecostRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
5/8/05"Suffering" 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11Together in suffering for ChristCatherine Cavazos
5/1/05"A Mess of a Man of God" 1 Corinthians 15:1-11Paul: "By the grace of God I am what I am" (warts and all)Rev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/24/05"The Story We Live By" John 14:1-14Truth in stories? Prometheus, Our Lady of Chains, and JesusRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/10/05"Ghosts Don't Eat" Luke 24:36-42It's funny what we think we know, until Jesus actually materializesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
4/03/05"Christ Is Risen, So What" John 20:19-22Receiving the Holy SpiritRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/27/05"Ta DAH!" John 20:1-18Not perceiving the risen JesusRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/20/05"What Do You Expect?" John 12:12-16On the precipice of Holy WeekRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
3/13/05"Believe and You Shall See" John 11:1-45Hope from God during a tragic accidentSusan Roberts
3/6/05"Quiet Dynamite" John 12:1-8Quiet Mary of BethanyRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/27/05"If You Knew the Gift" John 4:3-42Living water for our thirstRev. Sharon Taylor
2/20/05"Why Are You Afraid?" Matthew 8:18, 23-27Disciples' fear and God's sovereignty over chaosRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/15/05"How Tempting..." Matthew 4:1-11Temptation in the wildernessRev. Jill Oglesby Evans
2/6/05"An Elemental Faith" Micah 6:18Clean underwear and the little and big meanings of rulesRev. Jill Oglesby Evans

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