Sermons

If you’ve missed a service at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church or are just curious, you can browse for sermons from previous services in our archive. Pick from the most recent sermons below or view the full archive.

Wheat or Weed?

If you’ve ever shaken a bit of dry parmesan cheese from a can onto your spaghetti and meatballs and mused that it kind of looks like (and maybe even tastes like) sawdust, well, it turns out you might be more right about that than you think. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently busted a […]

Learning From People Who Never Lived

The most significant person who ever lived. Numero Uno. In all of human history. Who is it? When TIME magazine tackled this question, they used a computer to aggregate “millions of traces of opinions,” the way Google ranks web pages. The top results were not terribly surprising: Jesus. Napoleon. Muhammad. William Shakespeare. Abraham Lincoln. Going […]

What Price for Independence?

On Tuesday we will celebrate Independence Day. I thought you might enjoy these thoughts from an unknown author: Only in America . . . can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance. Only in America . . . do people order a double cheeseburger, large fries, and a DIET coke. Only in […]

Fixate on Jesus

Perseveration. It’s a brain condition that causes people to get stuck in a particular pattern of behavior. Perseveration (per-SEV-er-a-tion) is what led a German pilot named Manfred von Richthofen, the legendary World War I ace better known as The Red Baron, to pursue a British pilot far beyond the limits of safe flying and prudent […]

Is God Like Daddy?

Two little girls were discussing their Sunday School lesson while coming home after church one day. One asked, “Do you believe in the Devil?” The other promptly responded, “No, of course not. It’s just like Santa Claus – he’s your father.” Hmm. Happy Fathers’ Day. I can picture something else like that. Think of a […]

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