Sermons by Rev. Barbara Keast (Page 15)

Self-Fulfillment Through Self-Sacrifice

Sermon:            Self Fulfillment Through Self Sacrifice, Rev. Barbara Keast Scripture:            1 Peter 2:19-25 Second Sunday of Lent Why is it that some of the most creative work in advertising and imaging so often promotes beer or sports items?  Think of the TV commercials rated as the cleverest during Super Bowl broadcasts – Budweiser, especially Bud…

Rating the Gospel

“Rating the Gospel” I Corinthians 2:1-12 February 6, 2011 Rev. Barbara Keast The city of Corinth was quite a cosmopolitan hub.  Corinth was known for its wealth and luxurious lifestyle.  Archaeological excavations have revealed what may have been 33 taverns on the main thoroughfare.  Corinth was a booming commercial center.  There were many grand public…

The Guiding Light

The piles, the mounds, the mountains of snow that finally arrived this week were just beautiful. My kids were thrilled. They’ve gone sledding and built snow forts all week. Combine the beauty of the snow under a deep blue sky with reflections of light from the moon, and I feel pretty close to heaven. My…

Mary’s Song

Today is the second Sunday of Advent, twenty days until Christmas – and how many of you have your decorations all in place?  Of all the trimmings retrieved from your basement or attic, are there any creches or nativity scenes among them?  Do you have any ornaments or figurines depicting the manger?  I invite you…