Sermons from March 2013

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Your Outside Voice

ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                          PALM SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013 YOUR OUTSIDE VOICE Isaiah 55: 12 & 13; Psalm 118: 19 – 29; Luke 19: 28 – 40 Rev. Sabrina Ingram When my daughter was young I took her and her girlfriend to Toronto to see The Backstreet Boys at what’s now called the […]

Why Bad Things Happen: Not Yet Home

ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                            MARCH 17, 2013                    WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN: NOT YET HOME Romans 8:18-22; Philippians 1:19-26; John 14: 1 – 7 Home.  It’s an evocative word.  We all have memories, some good and some painful, of the home we grew up in.  Home is the place where there are memories of laughter, […]

When Bad Things Happen: Character Development

  CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT Jeremiah 18:1-6; John 15:1-8  When thinking about his son, General Douglas MacArthur wrote this prayer: “Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid; one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and […]

When Bad Things Happen: Humbled and Loved


As a kid I loved to watch the TV series Superman.  I always felt a rush of adrenaline when Superman zipped into a telephone booth to change from mild mannered reporter Clark Kent into the Caped Crusader.   I wished that I too could transform myself from a mere mortal into someone who was “faster than […]