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Minister and writer

Providing for the Least

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, September 17, 2017 2 Samuel 9:3-11; Matthew 10:42 GNT The story of David and Jonathan is one of the more interesting stories in the Hebrew Bible.  The complete story spans several chapters … Continue reading

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I Owe! I Owe!

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, September 10, 2017 Matthew 22:35-40; Romans 13:8-10 ESV Perhaps you have seen that bumper sticker bearing an image of the Seven Dwarfs and a play on their song, “Hi Ho!  Hi Ho!” … Continue reading

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The Narrow Way (A Different Perspective)

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, September 3, 2017 Malachi 2:10; Matthew 7:12-14 ESV One of our Colorado experiences was touring a number of the ancient Pueblo cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park, including the one called … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Our Backstories

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, August 20, 2017 Exodus 3:7-12; 4:10-13 CEB; John 1:43-46 ESV If you keep up with pop news, then you know that Country Music legend Glen Campbell passed away earlier this month.  … Continue reading

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Journeys and Relationships

A sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Randy K. Hammer, August 6, 2017 Ruth 1:1-19a GNT The month of July was a month of journeys for me. That was the way I chose to spend much of my sabbatical-vacation time. For … Continue reading

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Straddling the Fence of Civil Responsibility

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, July 2, 2017 1 Peter 2:13-17 GNT; Reading from Henry D. Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” If it were possible for us to be in Concord, Massachusetts, ten days from today, I imagine we … Continue reading

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Benefits of Being Awed

A sermon delivered by Dr. Randy K. Hammer, June 25, 2017 Job 37:14-16, 21-24; 38:12, 18 GNT; Reading from John Muir’s A Thousand Mile Walk Do you have any plans to be awestruck, amazed, or lost in wonderment this summer?  … Continue reading

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