The God of Transformation, Not Revolution

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 9/11/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: 1 Corinthians 7:17-24. You can listen to the audio, or keeping scrolling to read my manuscript. (The spoken sermon differs from the written text.) Listen to Sermon Now I didn’t sleep very well last night. I …

What Is Holy Sexuality According to the Bible?

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 8/28/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: 1 Corinthians 7:1–12. You can listen to the audio, or keeping scrolling to read my manuscript. (The spoken sermon differs from the written text.) Listen to Sermon Now If anything can be said about life in …

The Fire That Divides

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 8/14/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: Luke 12:49-56. You can listen to the audio, or keeping scrolling to read my manuscript. (The spoken sermon differs from the written text.) Listen to Sermon Now Jesus said, “I have come to cast fire upon …

I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 7/24/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: Colossians 2:6-19; Luke 11:1-13. You can listen to the audio, or keeping scrolling to read my manuscript. (The spoken sermon differs from the written text.) Listen to Sermon Now These days, it’s easy for me to …

We Are Four Dimensional Beings In A 3D World

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 6/26/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: Galatians 5:1,13-25, and Habakkuk 2:12-14. You can listen to the audio, or keeping scrolling to read my manuscript. (The spoken sermon differs from the written text.) Listen to Sermon Now In our reading from Galatians this …

Why We Can’t Build the Kingdom of Heaven

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 5/22/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 & John 14:23-29. You can listen to the audio, or keeping scrolling to read my manuscript. (The spoken sermon differs from the written text.) Listen to Sermon Now The elders of Berkeley Friends …

Can You Believe In the Resurrection?

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 4/24/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: John 20:19-31. You can listen to the audio, or keeping scrolling to read my manuscript. (The spoken sermon differs from the written text.) Listen to Sermon Now We call him “doubting Thomas.” This disciple who walked …