Category Archives: Sermons

August 18, 2019, The Fire, and What Came of It (Luke 12:49-53) – Mtr Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000149   Victoria and Lyanne introduced me to a new TV show a couple of weeks ago, called “Blown Away”. It’s one of those competitive reality shows like “Dancing with the Stars” and “American Idol”, except this one is a competition for artists who do glass-blowing. It is …

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August 11, 2019, Faith in a Vacuum (Luke 12:32-40) – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000148 What does a person of great faith look like? A person of great faith accomplishes great things for God. A pastor of great faith preaches sermons that change lives, and grows his or her church. A pastor of great faith fills the pews. A person of great …

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August 4, 2019, Drop Those Nuts!, Luke 12:13-21 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000147 About fifteen years ago, I went in for a routine checkup, and was shocked and alarmed when I noticed that the doctor was shocked and alarmed. He found something in the course of the examination that looked very bad to him, and he started making phone calls …

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July 28, 2019, The Impudent Art of Prayer (Luke 11:1-13) – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000146 Our kids all learned at an early age that if they wanted something, their chance of getting it was much greater if they asked me, rather than their Papa. They knew that if they asked Carroll for something, his first response was generally “no” – even though …

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July 21, 2019, Don’t Mary Me, (Luke 10:38-42) – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:   Z0000145   As far as I can recall, I’ve never met a person who identified themselves as a “Mary”. But I’ve met any number of people who identify as “Marthas”. I can certainly see a lot of Martha in myself. And the thing about us self-proclaimed Marthas is …

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July 14, 2019, Loving Recklessly, the Good Samaritan – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000144 We know that the whole law of God hangs on just one commandment – Love. Love God, love your neighbor. We read in Deuteronomy today: “The word of God is very near to you; it is in your mouth and in your heart for you to observe.” …

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July 7, 2019, The Burden of Going to Church, a sermon on Galatians 6 – guest speaker, Carroll Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000143 So why do you go to church? I have met a lot of people over the years who don’t go to church and I have always been curious why “religious” or “spiritual” people don’t go. I can’t count how many times people have said to me, “I …

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June 30, 2019, Burning Our Boats, I Kings 19:15-21 and Galatians 5:1,13-25 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000142 There is a famous story, with some basis in historical fact, about the Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes, who sailed to Mexico in the 16th century, and claimed the territory of the Aztecs for Spain. As the story goes, when Cortes arrived in Mexico, he and his men …

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June 23, 2019, Evil Is for the Pigs, Luke 8:26-39 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000141 There is a common expression in Greek: “Τί ἐμοὶ καὶ σοί?” It’s what the demon-possessed Gerasene man, said to Jesus in the story. Literally, it means, “What to me and to you?” To a Greek-speaking person, the sense might be something like, “What do I have to …

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June 16, 2019, Trinity Sunday: The Mystery Hidden in Plain Sight, John 16:12-15 – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000140 Let’s begin today with a prayer written by St. Patrick: I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through belief in the threeness, Through confession of the oneness Of the Creator of Creation. I arise today Through the strength of Christ’s birth with …

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