Sermons by The Rev. Sean Lanigan

The Surprising Gift of Bethlehem

The Surprising Gift of Bethlehem

Speaker: | December 31, 2017

“Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” Whenever I read this line, I’m a little embarrassed to say, my first thought is: I sure wish someone would show...

The Wisdom of Waiting

The Wisdom of Waiting

Speaker: | December 12, 2017

What are you WAITING for? WHAT are you waiting for? And why…why are you…why am I…waiting at all? Shouldn’t Amazon Prime and Netflix and InstaCart have eliminated waiting from our lives by now? Many think...

We Are Not Alone

We Are Not Alone

Speaker: | December 07, 2017

When’s the last time you took a moment to breathe in the sheer immensity of it all? The utterly mind-blowing enormity of this fragile-yet-resilient Earth. And…the even more staggeringly expansive universe in which we are...


600 Million Dollar Forgiveness

Speaker: | September 17, 2017

Once upon a time, a king wished to settle accounts with his slaves. And when he began the reckoning, a slave was brought before him who owed 600 million dollars. Now…wait right there…600 million dollars???...


Good, Acceptable, and Perfect

Speaker: | August 27, 2017

I take as my text today the first few verses of our passage from Paul’s Letter to the Romans. I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your...


A Time to Shout

Speaker: | August 20, 2017

She was shouting. SHOUTING her head off, I tell you. Her daughter was being tormented by a demon – tor-men-ted – so she was just gonna keep shouting until someone listened to her. Because she...


On Not Building the Kingdom

Speaker: | July 30, 2017

If you hang around with a certain kind of Christian long enough, you’ll hear it. You’ll hear them make the audacious claim that through our prayers and through our actions we are building the Kingdom...

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