SUNDAY SERMON: No ashes, no excuses

Rev. Stephen Baldwin OT: Genesis 9.8-17 NT: Matthew 6.1-6, 16-21 Ash Wednesday is the most honest day in the whole year, for it is the day we confront the basic truth of our existence: We are made of dust, and to dust we shall one day return. That’s what I really loved about our Wednesday […]

SUNDAY SERMON–Unprepared & Overwhelmed

Rev. Stephen Baldwin OLD TESTAMENT: Genesis 2.15-17, 3.1-7 NEW TESTAMENT: Matthew 4.1-11 When Jesus went into the unknown wilderness, he seemed so prepared.  Like fasting that long was water off his back.  No problem.  And when the accuser tried to throw him for a loop, he seemed so underwhelmed.  Like he already knew the temptations […]