Sermons & Series

The Cross
April 14, 2017

Burning Question

Burning Question

A few years before I went to seminary, I went to a course that promised to answer all questions about Christianity. They said there was nothing that would go unanswered. My question was, “Why did God need to kill Christ to satisfy some sort of debt?” Well, the course that promised answers gave me what […]

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July 17, 2016

The One Thing Needful

The One Thing Needful

Well, you know a church is on summer vacation when they bring in their web guy to preach sermons on Sunday! Talk about the B Team! I’m thankful to be up here, though. I’m Ethan Richardson, and I’m currently in the discernment process for ordination in the Episcopal Church. I also work in the Christ […]

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April 24, 2016

You, I Would Die for You

You, I Would Die for You

In our gospel reading this morning, Jesus gives his disciples a new commandment. The setting is the Last Supper. These are some of His final words to His followers. The new commandment is this: the disciples are to love one another, just as Jesus has loved them.  He says there will be a kind of […]

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November 15, 2015

All Is Forgiven

All Is Forgiven

In an interview on TV a few years ago, U2 lead singer Bono was asked about his Christian faith. The interviewer was trying to make it sound like Bono was just being counter cultural by openly professing his belief in Jesus Christ. But Bono simply answered that “Other people can believe what they want; I […]

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March 8, 2015

House of Cards and the Power of God

House of Cards and the Power of God

I’m going to preach this morning on one line from St. Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians. It is a verse that describes a tension addressed in various ways in scripture: living by the flesh vs. spirit, living in the world but not of the world, walking by faith rather than sight. We experience life […]

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