Sermon Archive : Susan Moss

04/08/18 - The Struggle Continues. We Must Do Better.

The lyrics of a favorite singer/songwriter James Taylor prompt me today. Here is the preface to one of his all time favorite songs– Shine a Light : So let us turn our hearts today to Martin Luther King— And recognize that there are ties between us All men and women…living on the earth Ties of hope and love…sister and brotherhood… That we are bound together in our desire to see […]

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03/04/18 - Judgment & Grace in John — and Metro High School Students as Bearers of the Light

John 3.16: One of the Bible’s most widely quoted verses. Some say, the Gospel in a nutshell; a summary of the central teachings of Christianity. It’s no surprise that America’s Pastor Billy Graham-may he rest in peace-called it his favorite scripture verse, “taught to me” he said, “by my mother when I was just a little boy.” For God so loved the world he gave his only son, so that […]

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02/04/18 - The Mending of the World

Super Bowl Sunday Epiphany V  Year B Mark 1. 29-39   Before I begin, let us pause briefly and listen for the sound of 75K fans, vendors and volunteers making their way down our streets by Uber, Lyft, light rail, or private limo to U.S. Bank Stadium…and just acknowledge that later today the attentions of million football fans across the planet will be trained on a spectacle happening about 10 […]

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12/17/17 - Who Are We in Tumultuous Times?

Advent 3 Year B Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us… Preachers have, what I like to think of, invisible radars attached to the tops of our heads… listening, especially when they know it’s their turn in the pulpit, for signals in the spiritual, cultural, political , community air waves, and in the lives of congregational members entrusted to our care; listening, praying, studying […]

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