Sermons, 2014-2015

2015

DateTitleByScriptureAudio
12/25/2015“The Word with Us”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-12; John 1:1-14Listen
12/25/2015“In These Times”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 9:2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20Listen
12/20/201550th Anniversary of OrdinationThe Rev. Kenneth L. SherfickMicah 5:2-5a; Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-55Listen
12/13/2015“What Then Should We Do? or Unquenchable Fire”The Rev. RJ PowellZephaniah 3:14-20; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18Listen
12/06/2015“In the Wilderness”The Rev. John Mark WiggersMalachi 3:1-4; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6Listen
11/29/2015“The Second Advent”The Rev. RJ PowellJeremiah 33:14-16; I Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36Listen
11/26/2015“Seek first the Kingdom of God”The Rev. RJ PowellJoel 2:21-27; I Timothy 2:1-7; Matthew 6:25-33Listen
11/22/2015“For This World”The Rev. John Mark WiggersDaniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37Listen
11/15/2015“Trust”The Rev. John Mark WiggersDaniel 12:1-3; Hebrews 10:11-25; Mark 13:1-8 Listen
11/8/2015“The Widow’s Might”The Rev. RJ Powell1 Kings 17:8-16; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44Listen
11/1/2015“Living Icons”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 25:6-9; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44Listen
10/25/2015“The Blind Leading the Blind”The Rev. RJ PowellJeremiah 31:7-9; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52Listen
10/18/2015“Marriage Is About All of Us”The Rev. John Mark WiggersSong of Solomon 2:10-13, 8:6-7; Colossians 3:12-17; Matthew 5:1-10Listen 
10/11/2015“There is Here”The Rev. John Mark WiggersAmos 5:6-7, 10-15; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31Listen
10/04/2015“Be the Blessing”The Rev. RJ PowellGenesis 2;18-24; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16Listen
9/27/2015“You Could Poke an Eye Out”The Rev. John Mark WiggersNumbers 11:4-6; 10-16, 24-29; James 5:13-20; Mark 9:38-50Listen
9/20/2015“Acknowledging the Darkness”The Rev RJ PowellJeremiah 11:18-20; James 3:13—4:3, 7-8a; Mark 9:30-37Listen
9/13/2015Take Up Enough”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 50:4-9a; James 3:1-12; Mark 8:27-38Listen
9/06/2015“The Syrophoenician Challenge”The Rev RJ PowellIsaiah 35:4-7a; James 2:1-17; Mark 7:24-37Listen
8/30/2015“Tradition!”The Rev. John Mark WiggersDeuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23Audio Not Available 
8/23/2015“The Christ Abides”The Rev. RJ PowellJoshua 24:1-2a, 14-18; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69Listen 
8/16/2015“Billboards”The Rev. John Mark WiggersProverbs 9:1-6; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58Listen
8/09/2015 “Come Down!”The Rev. RJ PowellExodus 34:29-35; 2 Peter 1:13-21; Luke 9:28-36Listen
8/02/2015“What Is This?”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 16:2-4, 9-15; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35Listen
7/19/2015 “Usurper”The Rev. John Mark WiggersJeremiah 45:1-5; Acts 11:27-12:3; Matthew 20:20-28Listen
7/19/2015“Moving Fences”The Rev. RJ PowellJeremiah 23:1-6; Ephesians 2:11-22; Mark 6:30-34, 53-56Listen
7/12/2015“How to Lose Your Head”The Rev. John Mark WiggersAmos 7:7-15; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:14-29Listen
7/5/2015“Power Made Perfect in Weakness”The Rev. RJ PowellEzekiel 2:1-5; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13Listen
6/28/2015 “Be InterruptedThe Rev. John Mark WiggersWisdom of Solomon 1:13-15, 2:23-24; 2 Corinthians 8:7-15; Mark 5:21-43Listen
6/21/2015“Now is the Time”The Rev. John Mark Wiggers Job 38:1-11; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41Listen
06/14/2015“Everyday Mustard Seeds”The Rev. RJ PowellEzekiel 17:22-24; II Corinthians 5:6-17; Mark 4:26-34Listen
6/7/15 “The Divine in Each of Us”The Rev. Charles LivermoreGenesis 3:8-15; 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; Mark 3:20-35Listen
5/31/2015“Experiencing the Mystery”The Rev. RJ PowellIsaiah 6:1-8; Romans 8:1-17; John 3:1-17Listen
5/24/2015“Comforter?”The Rev. John Mark WiggersEzekiel 37:1-14; Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15Listen
5/17/2015“Get On With It”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53Listen
05/10/2015 “I Choose You!”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 10:44-48; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17Listen
5/03/2015 “Jesus Abides”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 8:2-40; 1 John 4:7-21; John 15:1-8Listen
4/26/2015“Tips for Followers”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 4:5-12; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18Listen
4/19/2015“With Skin On”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 3:12-19; 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36-48Listen
4/12/2015“Good Graffiti”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 4:32-35; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31Listen
4/05/2015“Be a Little Afraid”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 25:6-9; Acts 10:34-43; Mark 16:1-8Listen
04/03/2015“The Darkness is Deep”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42Listen
04/02/2015“Come to Receive Love”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 12:1-14; I Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17, 31b-35Listen
03/29/2015“Telling the Story Again” (Palm Sunday)The Rev. John Mark WiggersMark 11:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Phillippians 2:5-11; Mark 14: 1 – 15:47Listen
03/22/2015“The View From Here”The Rev. John Mark WiggersJeremiah 32:31-34; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33Listen
03/15/2015“Mothering Sunday”The Rev. Kenneth L. SherfickNumbers 21:4-9;Ephesians 2:1-10;  John 3:14-21Listen
03/08/2015“Marketing Grace”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 20:1-17; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22Listen
03/01/2015“So Long and Thanks for all the Bacon”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteGenesis 17:1-7; Psalm 22:22-30; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38Listen
02/22/2015 “Jesus and his Prayer Book”The Rev. John Mark Wiggers Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-9; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15Listen
02/18/2015“The Three Commandments of Lent” (Ash Wednesday)The Rev. W. Steven WhiteIsaiah 58:1-12; II Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21Listen
02/15/2015 “Look for the Light”The Rev. John Mark Wiggers 2 Kings 2:1-12; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9Listen
02/08/2015“The Cat Sermon”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteIsaiah 40:21-31; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39Listen
02/01/2015“You’ve Got The Power”The Rev. John Mark Wiggers Deuteronomy 18:15-20; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28Listen
01/25/2015“Go and Proclaim Good News”The Rev. John Mark WiggersJonah 3: 1-5, 10; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20Listen
01/18/2015“The Dog Sermon”The Rev. W. Steven White1 Samuel 3:1-20; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51Listen
01/04/2015“God is With You”The Rev. John Mark WiggersJeremiah 31:7-14; Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-19a; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23Listen

2014

DateTitleByScriptureAudio
12/28/2014 “Comprendo”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteIsaiah 61:10-62:3; Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7; John 1:1-18Listen
12/25/2014Christmas Day: “God Is with Us”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-12; John 1:1-14Listen
12/24/2014Christmas Eve: “Fear Not”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 9:2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20Listen
12/21/2014“Before the ‘Yes’” The Rev. John Mark Wiggers2 Samuel 7;1-11, 16; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38Listen
12/14/2014“All I Want for Advent”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteIsaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28Listen
12/07/2014 “The Beginning of the Good News”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 40:1-11; 2 Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8Listen
11/30/2014“Keep Awake, and Watch”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteIsaiah 64:1-9; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37Listen
11/27/2014Thanksgiving DayThe Rev. W. Steven WhiteDeuteronomy 8:7-18; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15; Luke 17:11-19Listen
11/23/2014“Hopeless to Helpless”The Rev. John Mark WiggersEzekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46Listen
11/16/2014“Barak and the Waitress”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteJudges 4:1-7, 1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11, Matthew 25:14-30Listen
11/09/2014 “What is your Oil?”The Rev. John Mark Wiggers Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13 Listen
11/02/2014“All the Saints” The Rev. John Mark WiggersRevelation 7:9-17; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12Listen
10/26/2014“What Are You Looking For?”The Rev. John Mark WiggersDeuteronomy 34:1-12; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46Listen
10/19/2014“Moses, Caesar, and Winnie the Pooh”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteExodus 33:12-23; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22Listen
10/12/14 “Another Way of Seeing”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 32:1-14; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 Listen
10/5/2014“Stewads of the Vineyard”The Right Rev. George Dibrell Young IIIExodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46 Listen
9/28/2014“Your True Self”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 17:1-7; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32Listen
9/21/2014“Would You Like Some Whine with That Bread”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteExodus 16:2-15; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16Listen
9/14/2014“In Over Our Heads”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 14:19-31; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35Listen
9/7/2014“The Church of the Bitter Herbs”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteExodus 12:1-14; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20Listen
8/31/2014“You Did Good!”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 3:1-15; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28Listen
8/24/2014 “Do You Know Joe?”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteExodus 1:8-2:10; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20Listen
8/17/2014“What’s the Best Policy?” The Rev. John Mark WiggersGenesis 45:1-15; Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; Matthew 15:10-28Listen
8/10/2014“Telling the Story”The Rev. John Mark WiggersGenesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33Listen
8/3/2014 “The Miracle of the Leftovers”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteGenesis 32:22-31; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21Listen
7/27/2014“Everything Belongs” The Rev. John Mark WiggersJeremiah 45:1-5; Acts 11:27-13:3; Matthew 20:20-28Listen
7/20/2014 The Rev. John Mark WiggersGenesis 28:10-19a; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43Listen
7/13/2014“Fling It!”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteGenesis 25:19-34; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23Listen
7/6/2014“My Yoke is Kind”The Rev. John Mark WiggersGenesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30Listen
6/29/2014“God Provides:The Rev. John Mark WiggersGenesis 22:1-14; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42Listen
6/22/2014“Hagar’s Ghost”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteGenesis 21:8-21; Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39Listen
6/15/2014 “A Box of Ice Cream, an Egg, and a Mathematical Equation”Lee RagsdaleGenesis 1:1—2:4a ; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 ; Matthew 28:16-20Listen
6/8/2014“Living Water” (Pentecost Sunday)The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 2:1-21; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 7:37-39Listen
6/1/2014“Feet in the Clouds”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteActs 1:6-14; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11; John 17:1-11Listen
5/25/2014“St. Paul, Justin Bieber and the Unknown God”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteActs 17:22-31; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14: 15-21Listen
5/18/2014“Where is the Kingdom?”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 7:55-60; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14Listen
5/11/2014“Foxes and Wolves and Sheep, Oh My!”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteActs 21:42-47; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10Listen
5/4/2014 “Looking Back”The Rev. John Mark WiggersActs 2:14a, 36-41; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35Listen
4/27/2014“Never Doubt It”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteActs 2:14a,22-32; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31Listen
4/21/2014Easter: “He Ain’t Here!”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteJeremiah 31:1-6; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 28:1-10Listen
4/20/2014Easter Vigil: “Tell the Story”The Rev. John Mark WiggersGenesis 1:1-2:4a; Exodus 14:10-15:1; Isaiah 55:1-11; Romans 6:3-11; Matthew 28:1-10Listen
4/18/2014Good Friday: “There’s No Turning Back”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteIsaiah 52:13-53:12; Hebrews 10:1-25; John 18:1-19:42Listen
4/17/2014Maundy Thursday: “Old Feet”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 12:1-14; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17, 31b-35Listen
4/13/2014Palm Sunday: “The Trouble with Hope”The Rev. John Mark WiggersMatthew 21:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27:66Listen
4/06/2014Lent V: “Jesus Wept”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteEzekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45Listen
3/30/2014Lent IV: “God is Patient”The Rev. John Mark Wiggers1 Samuel 16: 1-13; Ephesians 5: 8-14; John 9: 1-41Listen
3/23/2014Lent III: “Now. I Want it Now.”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteExodus 17:1-7; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42Listen
3/16/2014Lent II: “On Vampires, Werewolves, and Nicodemus”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteGenesis 12:1-4a; Romans 4:1-5, 12-17; John 3:1-17Listen
3/09/2014Lent I: “Transforming Desire”The Rev. John Mark WiggersGenesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11Listen
3/05/2014“Is it a Smudge, Or is it Beautiful?”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteJoel 2:1-2, 12-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21Listen
3/02/2014“How I Met Your Mother”The Rev. John Mark WiggersExodus 24:12-18; II Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9Listen
2/23/2014“Without Love, Whatever We Do is Worth Nothing.”The Rt. Rev. George D. Young, IIILeviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23; Matthew 5:38-48Listen
2/16/2014“Getting Out of Hell”The Rev. John Mark WiggersDeuteronomy 30:15-20; 1 Corinthians 16:1-10; Matthew 5:21-37Listen
2/9/2014“Light, Salt, and Bacon”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteIsaiah 58:1-12; 1 Corinthians 2:1-16; Matthew 5:13-20Listen
2/02/2014“Be Present”The Rev. John Mark WiggersMalachi 3:1-4; Hebrews 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40Listen
1/26/2014“Different Bait for Different Fish”The Rev. W. Steve WhiteIsaiah 9:1-4; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23Listen
1/19/2014“Where Are You Abiding?”The Rev. John Mark WiggersIsaiah 49:1-7; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42Listen
1/12/2014“All Heaven Breaks Loose”The Rev. W. Steven WhiteIsaiah 42:1-9; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17Listen
1/05/2014“Scary Places”The Rev. John Mark WiggersJeremiah 31:7-14; Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-19a; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23Listen