Sermon Index

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The Table, Maltby Congregational

March 3, 2013

Bless Us, Protect Us, & Keep Us Warm, Maltby Congregational

February 24, 2013

A Mountaintop Experience, Maltby Congregational

February 10, 2013

Here's to the End of the Beginning, First Congregational, Anchorage

July 3, 2011

God and the Human Spirit, First Congregational

June 26, 2011

A Trinity Sunday Elephant Walk, First Congregational

June 19, 2011

The Holy Spirit Comes to Church, First Congregational

June 12, 2011

And God Created ... Music!, First Congregational

June 5, 2011

War, Peace, the Unknown God, First Congregational

May 28, 2011

A Protestant Priesthood?, First Congregational

May 22, 2011

An Invitation to an Agape Love Feast, First Congregational

May 8, 2011

So He Walks Through Walls, Does He? First Congregational

May 1, 2011

I Have Seen the Lord!, First Congregational

April 23, 2011

Dem Dry Bones, First Congregational

April 10, 2011

After the Well: The New & Improved Samaritan Woman, FCC

March 27, 2011

Born Again Experience, First Congregational

 March 20, 2011

Desert Experience, First Congregational

March 13, 2011

Mountaintop Experience, First Congregational

March 7, 2011

Mansions of the Spirit, First Congregational

February 6, 2011

God: The Epic, First Congregational

January 30, 2011

God: The Experience, First Congregational

January 23, 2011

Beloved Community Day, First Congregational

January 16, 2011

ForWhom the Bells Toll, First Congregational

December 26, 2010

Home for the Holidays, First Congregational

December 24, 2010

A Sign, O Lord, Send Us a Sign, First Congregational

December 19, 2010

My Dear Theophilus, First Congregational

December 5, 2010

ANGELS: They're Everywhere, First Congregational

November 28, 2010

PILGRIMS' PRIDE, First Congregational

November 21, 2010

BAPTISM: Accepting God's Rite, First Congregational

November 14, 2010

Thank You, APD, First Congregational

November 7, 2010

Remembering Our Saints, First Congregational

October 31, 2010

THE WORD: Preach It!, First Congregational

October 17, 2010

CREATION: Ya Gotta Love It!, First Congregational

October 10, 2010

PEACE: Even with Infidels?, First Congregational

October 3, 2010

LAZARUS:  Who is He for Us?, First Congregational

September 26, 2010

UNFAIR! The Tale of the Sneaky Steward, First Congregational

September 19, 2010

JUBILEE: Roots and Wings, First Congregational

September 12, 2010

REPENT! Or Words to that Effect, First Congregational

September 5, 2010

On Being Rich Toward God, Immanuel Presbyterian

August 1, 2010

Temptations: Bread, Power, and Circuses, Immanuel Presbyterian

February 21, 2010

Newness, Metropolitan Community Church, Anchorage

February 13, 2010

What a Kid We Have in Jesus, Immanuel Presbyterian

December 27, 2009

Advent, Jesus, and John (Calvin), Immanuel Presbyterian

November 29, 2009

All Saints Day and the Raising of Lazarus, Immanuel Presbyterian

November  1, 2009

The Great Commission Today: Cultivating the Legacy, Growing the Promise, Immanuel Presbyterian

  September 20, 2009

On Marriage: Who Will I Live With in Heaven? Eagle River Presbyterian

July 26, 2009

On Marriage: Who Will I Live With in Heaven? United Protestant, Palmer

July 19, 2009

On Marriage: Who Will I Live With in Heaven? Immanuel Presbytertian

June 28, 2009

Be Ye In the World But Not Of the World, Immanuel Presbyterian

May 3, 2009

It's Not the Act, but the Attitude, Immanuel Presbyterian

March 8, 2009

Climbing Out of the Pit (Reprise), Immanuel Presbyterian

March 3, 2009

Deer Hunting with Obama, Immanuel Presbyterian

November 16, 2008

Deer Hunting with Obama, Church of the Covenant, Palmer (see above)

November 9, 2008

In My House There Is Room for the Whole Family, Eagle River Presbyterian

September 14, 2008

Climbing Out of the Pit, Church of the Covenant, Palmer

August 10, 2008

Taking Up Residence in the Kingdom of God, Girdwood Chapel

July 27, 2008

Wrestling with Angels, Girdwood Methodist Chapel

June 22, 2008

On the Road Again, Eagle River Presbyterian

April 6, 2008

Pealing Off the Labels, Immanuel Presbyterian

February 24, 2008

Avoid Wrangling Over Words, Immanuel Presbyterian!

October 14, 2007

A Message for Mary and Martha, Immanuel Presbyterian!

July 22, 2007

What Does It Mean to be a Neighbor?, Immanuel Presbyterian!

July 15, 2007

Rise Up, Kill and Eat, Immanuel Presbyterian!

May 6, 2007

Trust in God, (On Death and Afterlife) Immanuel Presbyterian

February 14, 2007

What a Kid We Have in Jesus, First Congregational!

December 31, 2006

Catching Courage, Immanuel Presbyterian  

    October 22, 2006

Working in the Vineyard After the Blossoms Fade , Immanuel

September 3, 2006

Facing Down Fear: Both of Death and of Living, Immanuel

June 25, 2006

On the Road Again II, Utqiagvik Presbyterian, Barrow, Alaska!

April 30, 2006

One Person's Medium Rare: Another Person's "Mad Cow", Immanuel

January 29, 2006

Sloshing in the Belly of the Whale, Immanuel  

January 22, 2006

Where Did All The Disciples Go, Long Time Passing?, Immanuel

January 15, 2006

Remembering Our Baptisms, Immanuel

January 8, 2006

Reformation Sunday: Why Are We Presbyterians?,  Immanuel

October 30, 2005

Life Reading, Immanuel Presbyterian Church

August 21, 2005

And I Did Not Know It!, Immanuel Presbyterian Church

July 17, 2005

She Who Laughs Last, Immanuel Presbyterian Church

June12, 2005

Sheep vs. Shepherd: A Dilemma, Immanuel Presbyterian Church!

April 17, 2005

On the Road Again, Immanuel Presbyterian Church

April 10, 2005

Goddesses, Leprechauns, and Jesus

(Out North, Under 30), January 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 2005

Have a Nice Day (All Saints Day, Reformation Sunday), Immanuel

October 31, 2004

God of Commerce vs. God of the People, Immanuel

July 25, 2004

Prisons of Our Own Design, Immanuel

May 23, 2004

Ruth: The Immigrant Worker, Girdwood Methodist Chapel

November 9, 2003

God's Flawed, but Valiant Warriors, First Congregational, Anchorage

July 6, 2003

The Type A Personality, Girdwood Methodist Chapel

February 16, 2003

Content With Enough, First Presbyterian, Anchorage

September 22, 2002

On Labor Day, First Presbyterian, Anchorage

September 1, 2002

The Spiritual Nature of Weeds and Wheat, Immanuel

July 21, 2002

The Emmaus Check Point Today, Girdwood Methodist Chapel

April 14, 2002

The End is Near, Girdwood Methodist Chapel, Girdwood

November 18, 2001

The Message of God (Habukkuk / Islam), Girdwood Methodist Chapel

November 4, 2001

How Long, O Lord? (Amendment O), Eagle River Presbyterian 

February 4, 2001

The Wedding at Cana, Eagle River Presbyterian, Eagle River!

January 14, 2001

And Who May Live in God's Holy Land?, Atqasuk Chapel, Atqasuk

September 24, 2000

O, For the Wisdom of Solomon, First Congregational, Anchorage

August 20, 2000

King David and Michal, First Congregational, Anchorage

July 16, 2000

Serving God in One's Own Home Town, Atqasuk Chapel, Atqasuk

July 9, 2000

Believe in Him! (Father's Day/Trinity Sunday), First Congregational

June 18, 2000

Happy Pentecost!, First Congregational, Anchorage

June 11, 2000

Finding a Home for the New Wine, Immanuel Presbyterian

February 27, 2000

A Message for the New Millennium, First Congregational, Anchorage

January 2, 2000

Looking Toward Jubilee 2000, Yukon Presbytery

October 8, 1999

Question Authority, Immanuel Presbyterian, Anchorage

October 3, 1999

A Labor Day Sermon, Immanuel Presbyterian, Anchorage

September 5, 1999

For the Lutherans, St. Luke's Lutheran, Peter's Creek

July 18, 1999

'Tis Not for Us to Know... , Immanuel/Church of Covenant, Wasilla

May 16, 1999

Peace Sunday, Church of the Covenant, Wasilla

May 2, 1999

Pray for the Dead but Fight Like Hell for the Living, Church of the Covenant, Wasilla

April 25, 1999

What Really Happened? (Us versus Them), Church of the Covenant, Wasilla

April 11, 1999

On Death, Church of the Covenant, Wasilla!

February 21, 1999

My Mother's Memorial Service, Lansing, Illinois

January 22, 1999

My Uncle's Memorial Service, Covington, Louisiana

November 15, 1998

The Legend of the Corn Bead, Children's Memorial:                                       Our Lady of Providence Chapel, Anchorage

November 23, 1998

Mansions of the Spirit, Immanuel Presbyterian

October 3, 1998

Baptism and the Family of God, Immanuel Presbyterian

August 16, 1998

Vanity, Vanity, All is Vanity, Jewel Lake Parish, Anchorage

August 2, 1998

Untitled (No on 2 sermon), Immanuel Presbyterian

July 19, 1998

Divine Defiance, East Anchorage United Methodist

June 28, 1998

The Purpose of Life: To Find a Purpose, Church of the Reformation,                                                                                                       Big Lake

June 14, 1998

Grief Comes in Unexpected Packages, Children's Memorial:                          Our Lady of Providence Chapel, Anchorage

March 25, 1998

Diversity Part 2: But Then, O Lord, Who Should We Exclude?,                           First Congregational, Anchorage

January 4, 1998

Diversity Part 1: Building Traditions in the Interfaith, Multicultural, Family,              First Congregational, Anchorage

December 28, 1997

Still Looking for Calcutta, Church of the Covenant, Wasilla

September 28, 1997

Finding Calcutta in Our Own Backyard, Church of the Covenant

September 21, 1997

Absolutophobia: An Unwillingness to Say Something is Wrong,                             Our Lady of Providence Chapel, Anchorage

July 20, 1997

A Hymn of Thanksgiving: For Being There, Filipino Ministry                              of  First American Baptist, Anchorage!

November 24, 1996

Eight Ways to Make Sense in an Unjust World,                               Our Lady of Providence Chapel, Anchorage

August 21, 1994

Chicken Soup for the Soul, Our Lady of Providence Chapel,

May 29, 1994

Now That We're Here, What'll We Do?, Immanuel Presbyterian

September 13, 1987

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