Sermon: “God Calls You by Name” (October 22, 2017)

Christ Episcopal Church, Valdosta “God Calls You by Name” (Isaiah 45:1-4) October 22, 2017 Dave Johnson In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. When I was in fifth grade one of the “it” guys in the grade above me was Walter Goldsby.  Walter was hilarious and...

Sermon: “The Rejected Cornerstone” (October 8, 2017)

Christ Episcopal Church, Valdosta “The Rejected Cornerstone” (Matthew 21:33-42) October 8, 2017 Dave Johnson In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. You are in fifth grade and whenever you are hanging out in your bedroom your radio is tuned into the local Top...

Sermon: “Turn, Then, and Live” (October 1, 2017)

Christ Episcopal Church, Valdosta “Turn, Then, and Live” (Ezekiel 18:30-32) October 1, 2017 Dave Johnson In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. I am going to begin today by juxtaposing the lyrics of two of my favorite songs. The first is the title track of...

Sermon: “The Gracious Landowner” (September 24, 2017)

Christ Episcopal Church, Valdosta “The Gracious Landowner” (Matthew 20:1-16) September 24, 2017 Dave Johnson In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. When I was in third grade at Orange Hunt Elementary School in Springfield, Virginia my teacher’s name was Mrs....

Sermon: “The Antidote of Forgiveness” (September 17, 2017)

Christ Episcopal Church, Valdosta “The Antidote of Forgiveness” (Matthew 18:21-35) September 17, 2017 Dave Johnson In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This morning I am preaching about the heart of the gospel: forgiveness.  Many centuries ago the psalmist...