NextSunday Worship

Chris Cox

  • November 29, 2015

    “Hope-pocalypse Now!”

    Year C – First Sunday of Advent

    I am a fairly reasonable person. If I disagree with what you have to say, I will still listen to you and try to understand your point of view. But there are a scant few corners in my beliefs where I am not so agreeable. One of those places is when the following question pops […]

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  • November 22, 2015

    “Christ the Question?”

    Year B – Reign of Christ Sunday

    I find the variety of languages and the way in which they interact to be fascinating. People from around the world can look at the same object and what we call pants will be called pantalones (a word that my two sons think is the highest of high comedy) by someone from Argentina or suruali […]

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  • November 15, 2015

    “Our Déjà Vu, Our Déjà Vu”

    Year B - Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost.

    A few years back I was watching an episode of the medical sitcom Scrubs when I realized that the show was playing a bit of an interesting trick on the viewer. The main character, a young doctor named John “J. D.” Dorian, made the observation that life in a hospital seems to go in cycles. […]

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  • November 8, 2015

    “Look at Me!”

    Year B – Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost.

    One time I was working on a sermon and there were some people playing cornhole across the room. Cornhole, for the uninitiated, is a game similar to horseshoes. The object is to throw beanbags at a board with a hole drilled into it. People typically play cornhole at the beach or when they tailgate at […]

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  • November 1, 2015

    “Let the Saints Free”

    Year B: All Saints Day

    We live in a culture that holds death at arm’s length. We do not like to think about death and we seem to chase youth at all costs. We don’t even like to talk about death in the church, which is odd seeing as death plays an important role in the story of the Christian […]

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