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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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, November 27, 2016 titled “Stay Woke” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune.   “O house of Jacob,” cries Isaiah, “come, let us walk in the light of the Lord” (Isa 2:5).  Ironic, isn’t it, that we celebrate the coming of the light at the darkest time of the year?  Intentional, […]

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  Listen to the sermon from Sunday, November 20, 2016 titled “Cross Wise” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune. Gina and I just finished watching “The Crown,” a Netflix series about Queen Elizabeth II.  The acting is excellent, and the story enthralling as we watch a young woman’s personal identity slowly subsumed by her royal persona […]

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