“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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Listen to the sermon from Sunday, October 16, 2016 titled “Core Narrative” by Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune.     “Those are just words” I heard a public figure this week say of degrading comments he had made about a woman.  “Just words.”  As if words don’t matter.  As if words themselves were not a form […]

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