A Future Not Your Own

November 5, 2017 – All Saints’ Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: A Future Not Your Own Scripture: John 14:1-3; 1 John 3:1-3; Revelation 7:9-17 A few months ago, adult siblings were sipping coffee around the dining room table. They were reviewing the memorial service for their father scheduled on the next day. They […]

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Indulging a New Reformation

October 29, 2017 – ReformationSunday: Observing the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Indulging a New Reformation Scripture: Matthew 21:10-13; Mark 11:15-17; John 2:13-16 From Jerusalem to Wittenberg – Centralization Martin Luther was like you and every other person of faith; he needed spiritual renewal. Last Sunday evening, […]

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Praying Without Goals

October 22, 2017 – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Praying Without Goals – Sermon 3 of 3 in Series: ‘On Being a Sent People – Exodus, Exile or Exploration?’ Scripture: Jeremiah 29:10-14 H.G. Wells was writing science fiction before the term was invented. He told a story about a child […]

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In the Delivery Room of God’s Future

October 15, 2017 – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost/CONVERGE Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: In the Delivery Room of God’s Future – Sermon 2 of 3 in Series: ‘On Being a Sent People – Exodus, Exile or Exploration?’ Scripture: Jeremiah 29:4-9; Romans 8:18-25 You are in the delivery room of God’s future as a new […]

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Losing Sight of the Shore

Sunday, October 8, 2017 – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Losing Sight of the Shore – Sermon 1 of 3 in Series: ‘On Being a Sent People – Exodus, Exile or Exploration?’ Scripture: Jeremiah 29:1-3; Matthew 4:18-22 We pick up today’s sermon on the way toward the future. Like young […]

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At One

September 24, 2017 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: At One Scripture: Romans 3:21-31 Yesterday being a beautiful Saturday, they went out for breakfast and spent some time at Freedom Park for the Festival before stopping by the Farmer’s Market at the corner of Kings and Morehead. Upon returning home, […]

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What Kind of God is This?

October 1, 2017 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost/ World Communion Sunday Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: What Kind of God is This? Scripture: Philippians 2:1-11; Mark 14:12-16 Very rarely has a conversation between two criminals contributed to theology. Yet, that is exactly what happened that Friday afternoon on a hill outside Jerusalem. Two thieves […]

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September 17, 2017 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon: Two Pastoral Reflections – The Destructive Gospel & There Goes the Judge Scripture: Romans 14:1-13; Matthew 18:21-35 THE DESTRUCTIVE GOSPEL Romans 14:1-13 “Welcome those who are weak in faith, but not for the purpose of quarreling over opinions. 2Some believe in […]

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Imagine A Church

September 10, 2017 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost/Ordination and Installation of Deacons Proclaimer: Rev. Dennis W. Foust, PhD Sermon:  Imagine A Church Scripture: Matthew 16:13-19 Last week, four people arrived early for a meeting and were waiting in the hallway. Six more folks were yet to arrive. As I turned the corner, I rattled my keys […]

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Our Sweet Husband

  August 27, 2017 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Proclaimers: Rev. Martha Kearse, DMin, Rev. Allison Benfield, Rev. Lee Gray and J. Kevin Gray Sermon:  Our Sweet Husband Scripture:  Deuteronomy 6:4-5; Song of Solomon 1; Ephesians 5:21-33

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