Monthly Archives: June 2014

You May Be Closer than You Think

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 29, 2014 Psalm 126; Acts 17:22-28 ESV One year before our children got married, the four of us took a trip to New York City.  But not wanting to drive into … Continue reading

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Why the Caged Bird Sings: Some Lessons from Maya Angelou

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 22, 2014 Psalm 102:1-8 ESV; “Still I Rise,” Maya Angelou She was only three years old when her parents divorced.  From that time on she was shuffled from one place to … Continue reading

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If We Had Only Known Then What We Know Now

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 15, 2014 Genesis 21:8-21 GNT Abraham.  Father Abraham.  Father of many nations.  Revered as the father of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths.  Natural father of at least two children—Ishmael and … Continue reading

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Capital Punishment: Some Things to Consider

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 8, 2014 John 8:2-11 ESV I have been avoiding tackling today’s topic for some time because of the sensitive and potentially controversial nature of the subject.  But with the recent action … Continue reading

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Speak No Evil

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, June 1, 2014 James 3:4-10 CEB Most of us, as children, learned about the three wise monkeys that represent the proverbial principle to “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.”  … Continue reading

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