Sermon Archives: April2022

Mara Norden
April 24, 2022

John 20:19-29 – Thomas the …. Scientist?

Centuries of shame have been piled upon Thomas because he asked for evidence before he would believe that Jesus rose from the dead. But Jesus doesn’t shame him. In fact, question-askers, doubters, and curious people have been a blessing to the church throughout the ages despite the institutional church’s efforts to silence them. Click the…

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Mara Norden
April 17, 2022

Luke 24:1-12 The Cynics Missed the Resurrection

What might the central rule of improv comedy (Yes, And…) have to do with how we respond to the resurrection?    

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Mara Norden
April 10, 2022

Luke 19:28-40 Donkey or War Horse?

Have you ever noticed that the animal Jesus rode into Jerusalem was an adolescent donkey that had never been ridden? Yet the crowd acted like he rode a war horse. Pastor Mara ponders how our unexamined notions of salvation lead us to mistake what Jesus is actually about. Click the gray video icon in the…

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