Monthly Archives: June 2012

God’s Good, Green Earth: An Inquiry into Panentheism

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer – June 24, 2012 Genesis 1:11-12, 29-31 Tomorrow night we begin Vacation Bible School.  We have chosen for the theme this year “God’s Green Earth: Celebrating the Wonderful World of Plants.”  Each … Continue reading

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Men Who Wrestled with God

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 17, 2012 Genesis 32:22-30 A certain church that had experienced decline decided to take extreme measures to boost Sunday evening attendance.  So they contracted with two well-known wrestlers in the area … Continue reading

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The Ways We Use the Bible

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 10, 2012 Psalm 139:13-18 NRSV Selection from Marcus Borg, Reading the Bible Again for the First Time Last year, a woman walked into the Shared Pregnancy Women’s Center in Lansing, Michigan, … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Judas

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 3, 2012 Matthew 26:14-16; 27:3-5 One of the shows I used to watch on television is Cold Case Files.   Cold Case Files is about detectives who follow up leads on crimes—most … Continue reading

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