Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lessons Learned from a Church Innovator

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, April 26, 2015 1 Corinthians 9:19-22 GNT; Reading from Believing in the God Who Believes in You In 1988 we were living in Denton, Texas.  The last few days of June, we … Continue reading

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Lessons on Interconnectedness

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, April 19, 2015 Psalm 8 CEB; Reading from Aldo Leopold As Americans we may grow up with the idea of “rugged individualism,” perhaps a holdover from our ancestors and frontier days when … Continue reading

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Cultural Influences on Religious Practice

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, April 12, 2015 1 Corinthians 12:1-3 CEB Some people have this idea that religion—specifically their religion—came directly from heaven.  That it was God-inspired, if not God-given.  That their religious practice by nature … Continue reading

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But Then Comes Sunday!

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy Hammer, April 5, 2015 John 20:1-10 GNT Mary, the mother of Jesus; Mary Magdalene, one who was very close to Jesus; and those disciples who had accompanied Jesus as his inner circle of … Continue reading

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