Learning To Yield Like Jesus and John

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 1/8/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  Acts 10:34-43 & Matthew 3:13-17. 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 When I think about the story …

What Do We Do While We’re Waiting for Jesus?

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 12/11/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  James 5:7-10 & Matthew 11:2-11. 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 One of the critiques that early …

God Chose Someone – And It Wasn’t Me

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 10/9/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: 2 Kings 5:1-15 & Luke 17:11-19. 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 you wanted to vastly …

The Road to Hell

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 9/25/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: 1 Timothy 6:6-19, Luke 16:19-31. 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 I have walked by homeless people …

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 …

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 …