Media

Sermon

That One Guy

December 24th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon's Christmas Eve sermon, in which he tells Madonna's story (the other one), lauds Homer Simpson, Biblical interpreter, and announces once more the finished work of Christ for a worn-out world. Merry Christmas!

Luke 2:1-14

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A Joy to Sinful People

December 23rd, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Matthew 1:18-25, in which an angel appears to Joseph to comfort him about the birth of Jesus. Jesus, it turns out, can always be found where there is discomfort, failure, and sin.

Matthew 1:18-25

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Happy Advent, You Brood of Vipers!

December 16th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Luke 3:7-18 in which John the Baptist tells the people to prepare for the coming of God. His advice? Be good. But when Jesus comes, he does things a little bit differently.

Luke 3:7-18

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Soap And Fire

December 9th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon begs his congregation to love him, describes the process of making soap, and reassures you that, though this life leaves awful scars, Christ's scarred hands and side have interceded for you.

Malachi 3:1-4

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Fear, Foreboding, And Redemption

December 2nd, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon's sermon this week includes Michael Crichton's aura, dogs and cats living together, and the Good News that, though you are powerless to save yourself, a powerful savior has come to you.

Luke 21:25-36

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Christ Is King And Savior

November 25th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon about Christ as King. Ultimately, Jesus is two kings at once: one who wears a jeweled crown as King of Heaven and one who wears a crown of thorns as savior of the world.

2 Samuel 23, John 18

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The God Who Rescues

November 18th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Daniel 6, in which Daniel is thrown to the lions. Daniel knows that he worships a unique God: one who makes laws that matter, yes, but finally, one who rescues.

Daniel 6:16-28

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Jesus Sat Down

November 11th, 2018

The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches about a chair. Also, the good news that though our work is seemingly never done, Christ's work on our behalf is finished, forever.

Hebrews 9-10