Memorial Day Sermon from 2012

The year my Dad died we traveled to Washington D.C. to celebrate my brother earning his doctorate. We visited the Mall and the memorials. On a beautiful spring day, we gazed upon the lifelike Korean War soldiers cast in bronze moving up a slight slope. The bronze troops wore raincoats, ponchos and other winter gear. […]

Oh God of our Mothers- 2015 Mother’s Day

Oh God of our Mothers’   God of our Mothers, We thank you for life, love and mothers. Through Eve, You gave the gift of life Through Sarah, You bless the nations Through the prophet Huldah, the preacher Joanna, and pastor Priscilla- You speak! Through Mary you gave us Jesus: the Perfect Revelation of Your […]

The Bible and Homosexuality

The Bible and Homosexuality A Way Forward Thoughts by Pastor Paul Purdue   As United Methodists, “We believe the Holy Bible, Old and New Testaments, reveals the Word of God so far as it is necessary for our salvation. It is to be received through the Holy Spirit as the true rule and guide for […]