IF I PROCLAIM

Isaiah 40:21-31, 1 Corinthians 9:16-23, Mark 1:29-39 Nathan Hosler Directly before our passage is Paul’s discussion of meat sacrificed to idols. Though there is freedom to eat, this freedom is qualified by the higher priority of the spiritual well-being of others. Jenn preached on this last week. In this the Apostle considers food sacrificed to…

THE 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST or THE WEASEL, THE MOUSE, THE GREAT LIZARD ACCORDING TO ITS KIND

The audio version may differ from the transcript of this sermon, but can be found on Soundcloud at: https://soundcloud.com/washingtoncitycob/15th-sunday-since-pentecost-september-17-2017   Exodus 14:19-31, 15:20-21, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35 Nate Hosler As many of you know we went camping last week. My family has gone camping most every year for more than 20 years. My mother has…

WHERE TWO OR THREE ARE GATHERED

Matthew 18:15-20    Romans 13:8-14 Jeff Davidson We don’t like Matthew 18, at least not all the time. One of the reasons we don’t like it is that it’s about conflict in the church, and most of us don’t like dealing with conflict. If I have a problem with you, it’s easier to cut you off….

Learning from Francis

Learning from Francis (Mark 9:30-37; James 3:13-4:3, 7-8) – Jennifer Hosler Who is the Greatest? First Reading: Skit on Mark 9:30-37 (paraphrase) [narrated, with 4 actors] Jesus is walking along a road with his disciples, traveling through the region of Galilee. Jesus has been doing ministry for a while and he knows what is going…

Sowing Seeds of Healing, Reaping a Harvest of Reconciliation

“Sowing Seeds of Healing, Reaping a Harvest of Reconciliation” Jennifer Hosler Thursday evening, we arrived back from a week of traveling. Nate and I were both delighted to see how our garden had burst forth and was starting to bear fruit.  As many of you have heard or seen, we spent the early spring hoeing…