The Gift of Our Lives: Sermon for All Saints’ Sunday, 2016

Note: This is the third in a three-week series on stewardship. For the previous sermon please click here: https://emilycheath.com/2016/10/30/good-seeds-good-soil-sermon-for-october-30-2016/ Over the past three weeks I’ve been preaching a sermon series on stewardship. The first week we talked specifically about financial giving … Continue reading The Gift of Our Lives: Sermon for All Saints’ Sunday, 2016

“The Saints We Knew” – Sermon for November 6, 2011

We don’t talk about saints much on the Protestant side of Christianity. We leave that to our Catholic and Orthodox brothers and sisters. They name their churches things like, “St. Mary’s, St. Patrick’s, St. Francis’,” while most of the time (but not always) we choose names that tell you more about where we are located. There a certain suspicion in Protestantism about the saints. We are too afraid of making idols out of them, and so we acknowledge their place in ancient church history, but we don’t talk about them as much as we maybe should. But I have friends … Continue reading “The Saints We Knew” – Sermon for November 6, 2011