NextSunday Worship

Archive for August, 2012

  • September 16, 2012

    “Who do I say that I am?”

    Lectionary Year B – Proper 19 (24) - 16th Sunday after Pentecost

    It wouldn’t be a fall sermon series without at least one athletic analogy, typically it would be football of course, but due to the recent summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, I’ll explore a more global athletic vision. Today’s gospel lesson from Mark doesn’t disappoint in lending itself to incorporating one of the longest standing traditions […]

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  • September 9, 2012

    “Everyone is Someone’s Luke”

    Lectionary Year B - Proper 18 (23) – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Shortly after graduating from college I found myself living with two of my four roommates I had lived with my last two years of college. We were living and working in Greenville, SC in three very different fields. One was a computer programmer at a moderate sized company that provided software for robotics equipment in […]

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  • September 2, 2012

    “Just Give Me That Old Time Religion”

    Lectionary Year B - Proper 17 (22) – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    Much to my sentimental scholastic chagrin, school seems to begin earlier and earlier in August with each passing year. In the case of school systems that are “year ’round” school is ongoing throughout much of the summer – and not just for those of us who may have been required at some point or another […]

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  • August 26, 2012

    “Suited for Battle”

    Lectionary Year B - Proper 16 (21) – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

    “Suited for Battle” Ephesians 6:10-17 In 2001, I was the youth minister at First Baptist Church of Greer, SC.  That summer, I led a mission trip to Salem, MA.  Modern-day Salem is close to where the Salem witch trials occurred in 1692.  An ominous spiritual atmosphere still pervades the city.  There’s a satanic church on […]

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