Listen to the sermon from Sunday, November 8, 2015 titled “Giving Up” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving season.  Give it up to God, y’all, for the bounty of creation and all the tender mercies you’ve received.  Take the attitude of gratitude, and let your thanksgiving become “thanks-living.”  ‘Tis […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, November 1, 2015 titled “Death and Life” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. The church is full today.  Not an empty pew.  We are surrounded by a cloud of witnesses.  Those of you who are new don’t know some of the beloved in our midst.  The pastors:  Maddry.  Smith. Mann.  […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, October 18, 2015 titled “What is Your Point?” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. Jockeying for power.  It happens in every group.  So two disciples approach Jesus as they’re walking along and begin with the standard prayer I suppose all of us pray: “”Teacher, we want you to do for […]

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“Seasons” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune

Listen to the sermon from Sunday, September 27, 2015 titled “Seasons” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. I love to cook.  I’m not the best cook in our household, but I take my turn.  The secret to cooking good food is in how you season it.  I like to try all kinds of seasons, because as […]

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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, September 20, 2015 titled “Friends and Enemies” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. Our gospel this week has Jesus predicting his violent death again.  The disciples don’t want to hear it.  They don’t understand it.  And who can blame them?  We don’t want to hear it either. Most scholars believe […]

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