We Are Part of Something Greater

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 5/12/24, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  John 17:6-19. 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 For the last few weeks, we’ve been reading through …

Have You Been Pruned?

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 4/28/24, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  John 15:1-8. 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 Our reading this morning from the Gospel of John …

What is the Purpose of the Bible?

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 4/18/24, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  Luke 24:36-48. 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 For me personally, the resurrection of Jesus is the …

Then There Was the Time God Told Moses to Make a Metal Snake and Hang it from a Pole to Cure Snake Bites

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 03/10/24, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  Numbers 21:4-9 & John 3:14-21. 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 was feeling a little under …

The Only Way to Life is Through Death

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 02/25/24, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  Mark 8:31-38. 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 “You can’t take it with you.” That’s what they …

What Is A Quaker?

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 11/12/23, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  John 1:1-18. 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 don’t go around shouting from the rooftops, telling …

What Does It Mean to Worship ‘In Spirit and In Truth’?

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 10/22/23, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was:  John 4:5-24. 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 In our reading this morning, Jesus says to the …