Monthly Archives: August 2016

All Through the Night (a new hymn)

“All Through the Night” words (C) Copyright 2016 by Randy K. Hammer -Tune: Finlandia All through the night to God I raise my pleadings; through tears of pain I suffer through the hours. How long, O Lord, I cry and … Continue reading

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Religious Reverence Rather than Rightness

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, August 28, 2016 Job 15:1-10 GNT; “Mysteries, Yes” by Mary Oliver Are your beliefs, convictions, and attitude toward life and faith the same that they were 35, 25, or even 5 years … Continue reading

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Success in Spite of Setbacks

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, August 21, 2016 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 ESV One of the photographs I took in Yosemite Valley was on the path to Mirror Lake.  It was of a large pine tree that had … Continue reading

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What to Do with that Anger

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, August 14, 2016 Ephesians 4:25-26, 31-32 GNT Witnessing a public fit of anger can be an unsettling experience.  I have witnessed a few fits of anger over the years, and no doubt … Continue reading

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Answers and Questions, Marvels and Mysteries

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, August 7, 2016 Sirach 38:34-39:8 NRSV On our “bucket list” is visiting as many of the major US national parks as possible as long as we are able to travel.  To date, … Continue reading

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Part of the Problem or the Solution?

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, July 31, 2016 Romans 12:9-21 ESV A liability or an asset?  A hurt or a help to the world?  Part of the problem, or part of the solution regarding all that is … Continue reading

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