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Minister and writer

It’s You I Like

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, April 15, 2018 Matthew 19:13-15 GNT Reading from Fred Rogers, “It’s You I Like” I stopped by the local Post Office a couple of weeks ago to purchase stamps; but not … Continue reading

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The Proof Is in the Fruit

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, April 8, 2018 Matthew 7:15-20 ESV; Reading from Rumi This past weekend, we were having a big Saturday morning family breakfast, and our daughter picked up a jar of strawberry jam … Continue reading

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April Fools

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, April 1, 2018 (Easter Sunday) Psalm 42:1-5; Luke 24:1-7, 13-27 GNT I’m afraid I have bad news for all you parents.  You are going to have some very unhappy children following … Continue reading

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, March 25, 2018 Lenten Series: Virtues for Turbulent Times Luke 22:39-54a GNT In the words of Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times;” midnight … Continue reading

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The Freedom Times Two Virtue

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, March 18, 2018 Lenten Series: Virtues for Turbulent Times Proverbs 17:9; Luke 6:37-38 GNT Perhaps no virtue to be considered during this Lenten season is more difficult to actualize than the … Continue reading

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That Which Gives Strength to the Heart

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, March 11, 2018 Jeremiah 51:46; Acts 27:14-26 GNT Be strong, and let your heart take courage; yea, wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:14 RSV One of the iconic movies of my … Continue reading

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World-changing Virtue Everyone Craves

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, March 4, 2018 Zechariah 7:8-10; Matthew 9:10-13 GNT Perhaps you can recall an occasion in your life when you realized that you could have been kinder to someone than you were, … Continue reading

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