Character & Calling

Character & Calling

Character And Calling: Faith

We continue our Lenten series, “Character and Calling.” Our focus is on faith as we look at the scripture for this morning, Philippians 3:4b-14. In this passage, Paul begins by listing his resume. As a pious Jew of the day, he has it made. However, he calls it all rubbish when compared with what Christ has accomplished in his life. His message is that you can have it all, but if you don’t have Christ, you have nothing. Today concludes…


Welcome to the 4th Sunday in Lent. We continue our series Character and Calling with a focus on reconciliation. The primary texts are 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 and Luke 15:1-3, 11-32, a parable that is better known as The Prodigal Son. There were some minor technical issues that caused the audio to drop out for about 5 seconds toward the end.


Welcome to the third Sunday in Lent. Our scriptures today are:Isaiah 55:1-9Psalm 631 Corinthians 10:1-13Luke 13:1-9 Our focus is on holy living. That’s why I chose this title that will make all of the English teachers in the congregation cringe. Because when we focus on the Holy, when we put our trust, our focus, and our faith in God, then we begin to reflect the image of God that lives within us. 

Character & Calling: Discipline

Welcome to the second Sunday in Lent. We continue this series on Character and Calling with a focus this week on Discipline. Lent provides a good opportunity for us to emphasize and practice the spiritual disciplines that serve to draw us closer to God and closer to each other. Our text is Philippians 3:17-4:1.

Character & Calling: Belief

Welcome to the First Sunday in Lent. We begin a new sermon series that will primarily draw on the themes found in the Epistle lessons from the Revised Common Lectionary, Year C.   It seems appropriate that we would begin with the topic of Belief on this first Sunday of a new series that will lead us up to Holy Week and the Resurrection. What do we believe? Why do we believe it? And why is is so difficult for…