Serving Others: Incarnating Your Relational Vision

October 23, 2016 – Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: LORD OF THE HARVEST Sermon: Serving Others: Incarnating Your Relational Vision Scripture: Micah 6:6-8; Matthew 25:31-40; James 2:14-18 Have you ever wondered why it feels good and seems right to serve others? Do you wish...

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Prayer: Nurturing Your Relational Nature and Vision

October 16, 2016 – Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: LORD OF THE HARVEST Sermon: Prayer: Nurturing Your Relational Nature & Vision Scripture: Mark 1:35-38; Luke 11:1-13; Acts 3:1-10 Therese Martin was the youngest of nine children. Only four of her siblings lived to the...

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Self Care as Spiritual Transformation: Bearing God’s Image

Sunday, October 9, 2016 – Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: LORD OF THE HARVEST Sermon: Self-Care as Spiritual Transformation: Bearing God’s Image Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27; Matthew 11:28-30; Mark 8:34-35; 2 Corinthians 3:17-18 You are important! As a community of faith and as individuals committed...

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Faithfully Active: Worship in Daily Life

October 2, 2016 – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost/World Communion Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Summer Sermon Series: LORD OF THE HARVEST Sermon: Faithfully Active: Worship in Daily Life Scripture: Exodus 20:8-10; Luke 4:14-16a; Hebrews 10:23-25 When we were children, our mothers would call us to supper with these words:...

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Lord of the Harvest: Laboring with God

September 25, 2016 – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: LORD OF THE HARVEST Sermon: Laboring with God Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38; 22:34-40 Extraordinary times call for extraordinary commitments and active faith. When you pray, “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it...

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The Church God Envisions and the World Needs

September 18, 2016 – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon Series: LORD OF THE HARVEST Sermon: The Church God Envisions and the World Needs Scripture: Matthew 15:21-38 PART ONE: Matthew 15:21-28 – Responding to Voices Less Heard She was one of the voices less heard. She had...

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Feeding the Soil

August 14, 2016 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, Phd Summer Sermon Series: STORIES TO LIVE BY Sermon: Feeding the Soil Scripture: Luke 8:4-15 It is important that you listen closely so you hear what you need to hear. The mother of a 5-year old girl was...

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Keep on Keeping On

July 31, 2016 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Summer Sermon Series: STORIES TO LIVE BY Sermon: Keep On Keeping On Scripture: Gospel of Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Are you acquainted with any attorneys? If so, you know some extremely brilliant people with distinct personalities. I once...

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Search Engine Optimization

June 26, 2016 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Summer Sermon Series: STORIES TO LIVE BY Sermon: Search Engine Optimization Scripture: Matthew 6:25-33 & 13:31-34 Once upon a time, long, long, ago, an honest smuggler traversed the border between two lands. A customs inspector tried to...

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A Story Called Remember Me

Sunday, June 12, 2016 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost/Communion Proclaimer: Dr. Dennis W. Foust Sermon: A Story Called Remember Me Scripture: Luke 22:7-21 The home was filled with noise and chatter. Children were running around furniture and teenagers were singing in the basement. Adults were preparing the meal. A couple of...

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