Sermons and Messages God’s Table Manners – 16th Sunday After Pentecost By: johnp September 10, 2018 Sermons and Messages 9-9-18 Sermon Saying Goodbye – 14th Sunday After Pentecost By: johnp August 26, 2018 Sermons and Messages Baptism Sunday – 13th Sunday after Pentecost By: johnp August 19, 2018 Sermons and Messages 8-19-18 Sermon 12th Sunday After Pentecost By: johnp August 12, 2018 Sermons and Messages Sing a New Song – 11th Sunday after Pentecost By: johnp August 5, 2018 Sermons and Messages Fish and Bread – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost/Proper 12B By: johnp July 29, 2018 Sermons and Messages King Herod the Great, whom we know as the wicked ruler at the time of the birth of Jesus, had several sons. One of them, Herod Antipas, was Tetrarch of Galilee from 4 B.C.E. until 39 C.E. He was the . . . Where is the Dwelling Place of God? – 8 Pentecost/Proper 11 By: johnp July 22, 2018 Sermons and Messages About 3,000 years ago, give or take a few decades, the great king David established his capital city in Jerusalem. The prophet Nathan, speaking for God, told David: “Thus says the Lord: Are you the one to build me a house . . . Why College Should Be Free – Summer Intern Current Events Reflection 2 By: johnp July 17, 2018 Sermons and Messages A college education has become a necessity in today’s society. Students throughout the country are concentrating on their academics and are endeavoring to receive perfect grades in order to receive a good enough scholarship to attend college. Financing each . . . Climate: Care for Our Common Home – 8th Sunday after Pentecost/Proper 10B By: johnp July 15, 2018 Sermons and Messages “Care for Our Common Home,” is the title of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change, which was issued several years ago. Of course, there was immediate criticism of the Pope for getting involved in economics and science—he was told that . . . Seventh Sunday after Pentecost/Proper 9B By: johnp July 8, 2018 Sermons and Messages The other day I picked up a little volume that is a history of First Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas, where my great-great Grandfather was pastor for a time. He had the improbable name of George Washington Paddock. Born in . . .