Listen to the sermon from Sunday, March 26, 2017 titled “Seeing Eye God” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. “Lights out!” announced some adult.  I was nine years old.  The first night of my first church camp.  Thrilled and terrified by the strange arrangement of the rustic bunkhouse reminiscent of the World War II concentration camps […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, February 26, 2017 titled “Mountains and Valleys” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. What is it about mountains? In every culture they’re imbued with a sacred aura. We love to see them in the distance. We’re drawn to be near them. We’re compelled to climb them. Is there anybody here has […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, February 19, 2017 titled “Continuing Creation” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune.   Who made you? And everybody else? And why?  Who made the world?  And everything in it?  And why?  Pay close attention.  The answers follow in a minute.  There will be a test. Even though they weren’t the […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, January 29, 2017 titled “Out of Juice” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. I’ve been around a lot of burned up, feeling-burned, and burned out people lately.  Still depressed about the election.  Alarmed about developments this week.  Afraid of what may be ahead.  Hurling invective because they feel helpless to […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, January 8, 2017 titled “Sticking the Start” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune.   As the New Year dawns, we enter the spiritual season of Epiphany, from the Greek ἐπιφάνεια, meaning “appearance.”  Epiphany is one of those two-sided words because it refers both to an appearance by God and to […]

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“Word” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune

Listen to the sermon from Sunday, December 25, 2016 titled “Word” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. Can we talk?  I know the very nature of a sermon is monologue, but ultimately communication isn’t happening without dialogue.  A sermon is wasted wind without some response of the congregation in your engaged listening, your thinking, your hearing […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, December 4, 2016 titled “Clear the Way” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. Ever find your life a bit too cluttered?  This messy picture is not my office, by the way.  But not far from it.  I’ll admit I’m something of a hoarder.  I don’t like throwing anything away.  I have […]

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