The Jesus Prayer and the Path of Repentance

This is a sermon that I preached on Sunday, 10/23/22, at Berkeley Friends Church. The scripture reading for this sermon was: Luke 18:9-14 & Joel 2:23-32. 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 Lord Jesus Christ, son of God, …

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 …

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 …