The Great Multitude of the Saints

Revelation 7:9-17 All Saints’ Day is a day I feel. It’s a day I feel in my bones, in the deepest recesses of my being. It’s also a day that I have a hard time talking about. And I think it’s because there’s something ineffable about it, something which can best be experienced, best beContinue reading “The Great Multitude of the Saints”

The Voice That Wakes the Dead

A Sermon originally delivered to Calvary Community (Reformed) Church on November 1, 2015. Text: John 11:32-44 “If you had been here, my brother would not have died.” “If you had been here, [he] would not have died.” Have you ever uttered words similar to this? “Lord, if you had been here, things would have beenContinue reading “The Voice That Wakes the Dead”

The Ordinary Ones

Sermon originally preached at Calvary Community Church. Text: 2 Kings 5:1-14   Few things are more delightful to me in this passage, than the fact that this whole event happened, this story was recorded, this whole thing began with the words of a little foreign slave girl. This little slave girl, someone with no socialContinue reading “The Ordinary Ones”