My Sermons

Shafts of Light, I: Mary McLeod Bethune

Date: April 18, 2021

Bible Text: Psalm 1 | Reverend Christine V. HidesBill, Katie, and I are excited to begin a new sermon series beginning today. Each week we will highlight one of the groups extraordinary, faithful individuals, whose faces shine through the Malott chapel windows upstairs. The title of this sermon series is taken from the eulogy honoring today’s

Out of the Dust

Date: February 17, 2021

Bible Text: Matthew 6:1–6, 16–21 | Reverend Christine V. Hides “Remember you are dust.” we say to ourselves on the threshold of Lent, as if we could overlook the frailty and fragility of life during a pandemic.  The phases and tiers of reopening, the positivity rates and ICU bed availability, so many numbers that rise and fall and spiral as the months wear on into

Out of the Dust

Date: February 17, 2021

Bible Text: Matthew 6:1–6, 16–21 | Reverend Christine V. Hides“Remember you are dust.” we say to ourselves on the threshold of Lent, as if we could overlook the frailty and fragility of life during a pandemic.  The phases and tiers of reopening, the positivity rates and ICU bed availability, so many numbers that rise and fall and spiral as the months wear on into

Gratitude in Liminal Times

Date: November 26, 2020

Bible Text: Deuteronomy 8:7–18 | Reverend Christine V. HidesFor the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land with flowing streams, with springs and underground waters welling up in valleys and hills, a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey, a land where you may eat bread

Story of Wonder, January 2020

A Theology of Sheep