Pastor Bob’s Corner

“Friend of God’s”: A Sermon by Pastor Bob

(This is the sermon of Pastor Bob’s that I failed to get up this past Sunday morning. PB told me that he wrote it with you guys, my readers, in mind. I can see that he did. This sermon means a lot to me personally, because in it Bob reflects upon his recent visit with […]

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“Pruning”: A Sermon by Pastor Bob

One day he and I were out on Sid’s backyard and Sid was doing some pruning. Having pruned several branches Sid said to me, “let me show you a trick.” He bent down to the dirt and gathered a handful, which he then rubbed over the fresh cuts on the branches.I assumed this was a […]

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“Grab the Feet of Jesus”: A Sermon by Pastor Bob

“I’ll never forget the time when one man who was fairly new to the congregation shared with me the first time he had touched the feet of Jesus. He was an engineer working in Seattle for Boeing. He helped design the wiring for Boeing 747, among others.He was obviously intelligent, and obviously in pain. I […]

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“Fast Forward”: A Palm Sunday sermon by Pastor Bob

“It is all so wrong. This is not how the story should go. Betrayal, denial three times and now: public torture. Crucified along the main road into Jerusalem, he was a teacher, a rabbi now naked and dying between two criminals. It’s not fair. It’s not right. This is not justice. It is humiliation, dehumanization. […]

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“God So Loved the World”: A sermon by Pastor Bob

God so loved the world that he did for it, and for us, these six things.

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Cosmic Battle: A Sermon by Pastor Bob

“No matter how enlightened we become, how educated, how affluent, how socially aware and self-reflective, we must, if we are honest with ourselves, admit that there is something wrong with us. We can’t seem to get past hurting ourselves and this planet. Is this brokenness, this sin, this evil . . . is it personified? […]

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