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Below are a few sermons that I think embody my best preaching/teaching.

Sermons: 

Luke 4.42-44 | The One Where Jesus Walks Away
Matthew 15.21-28 | Sounds Like a Smile
Luke 4.14-30 | More Than Us
John 20.1-18 | Easter and Everything
Luke 22.47-53 | The One Where Jesus Replaces An Ear

Weekend Retreat:

Part 1 | Philippians 1 – The Gravity of Jesus
Part 2 | Philippians 2 – God is Jesus
Part 3 | Philippians 3 – My Sewer-Soaked Life
Part 4 | Philippians 4 – Dwell on Jesus


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2 SAMUEL

2 Samuel 7.1-16 | The No and Yes of God

PSALMS

Psalm 2 | The Bedrock of History
Psalm 3 | Praying Our Pain
Psalm 4 | The Vowels of Life
Psalm 5 | The Gospel According to God’s Hate
Psalm 6 | Breaking Down Prayer
Psalm 15 & 16 | The Sacred Spillover
Psalm 104 | The Creation Sermon

PROVERBS

Series:
Proverbs 1.1-7 | The Beginning of Wisdom
Proverbs 8 | Wisdom Calls Out
Proverbs 10.11 | Fountain of Life
Proverbs 16.20 | Paying Attention
Proverbs 14.12 | Something Bitter, Something Better
Proverbs 26.4-5 | When The Proverbs Contradict
Proverbs 13.9 | When The Proverbs Don’t Work
Proverbs 31 | Life Not Wasted

ISAIAH

Isaiah 7.14 | The Virgin Will Conceive
Isaiah 61.10 — 62.5 | The Voice

JEREMIAH

Jeremiah 18.1-12 | The Potter and The Clay

EZEKIEL

Series:
Ezekiel 1 — 3 | By the Kebar River

Ezekiel 16 | The Open Field
Ezekiel 37 | Valley of Bones

Stand-alone:
Ezekiel 37.1-14 | Can These Bones Live?

DANIEL

Daniel 7.1-18 | The Last Judgment Sermon

MATTHEW

Overview | Good News of A Narrow Road

Stand-alone:
Matthew 2.1-12 | The World’s “Aha!” Moment
Matthew 2.13-15 | Out of Egypt I Called My Son
Matthew 2.16-18 | A Voice is Heard in Ramah
Matthew 2.19-23 | Called a Nazarene
Matthew 3.11-17 | The Trinity Sermon
Matthew 6.5-13 | Breathing the Kingdom
Matthew 8.18-20 | The One Where Jesus Has No Pillow
Matthew 17.1-9 | The Fire, The Whisper, The Cross
Matthew 18.23-35 | The Deeper Magic of Mercy
Matthew 26.36-46 | The Praying God

Series:
Matthew 7.13-14 | The Narrow Road
Matthew 1.1-23 | Our Tragedy, God’s Tragedy
Matthew 5.17-48 | The Wider Heart
Matthew 9.9-13 | Mercy Not Sacrifice
Matthew 14.22-33 | The Impossible Step
Matthew 15.21-28 | Sounds Like a Smile
Matthew 16.13-28 | The King’s Community
Matthew 18.12-35 | How Far Forgiveness Goes
Matthew 20.1-16 | Whose Hands?
Matthew 25.31-46 | The Most Disturbing Parable
Matthew 27.1-5, 31-46 | The Worst Thing
Matthew 28.16-20 | The Gentle Conquering

MARK

Overview | Good News to Human Failure

Stand-alone:
Mark 2.15 — 3.6 | A Smattering of Mark
Mark 6.1-13 | Bread Without Honor
Mark 11.1-21 | Cursing Figs

Series:
Mark 1.1-15 | Kingdom
Mark 1.21-39 | Secret
Mark 2.1-17 | Questions
Mark 3.1-6 | Angry
Mark 3.20-35 | Stronger
Mark 6.39-56, 8.16-21 | Loaves
Mark 8.22-35 | Winning
Mark 9.1-10, 14.32-42 | Mountaintop
Mark 10.32-52 | Request
Mark 11.7-25 | Figs
Mark 15.25-39 | Obvious
Mark 15.40 – 16.8 | Omission

LUKE

Overview | Good News of Radical Reordering

Luke 3.7-22 | Water and Fire

Luke 4.1-4 | Bread Alone
Luke 4.5-8 | Good The Wrong Way
Luke 4.9-13 | Down The Ordinary Way
Luke 4.14-30 | More Than Us
Luke 4.42-44 | The One Where Jesus Walks Away
Luke 7.11-17 | The One Where Jesus Crashes a Funeral
Luke 15.11-32 | The Father’s Feast
Luke 19.1-10 | Transformation Hospitality
Luke 22.47-53 | The One Where Jesus Replaces An Ear

JOHN

Overview | Good News of Clear Center

John 1.1-5, 14, 18 | The Incarnation Sermon
John 1.14 | Jesus, The Dual Surprise
John 2.1-11 | Life of the Party
John 3.15-21 | Honesty: Embraced by Light
John 20.1-18 | Easter and Everything
John 20.19-31 | A Jesus Community

ACTS

Acts 1.1-11 | The Bodily Ascension Sermon
Acts 2 | Pentecost: Resurrection Life, Ordinary Life
Acts 3.1-26 | Restoration: Embodying the Future
Acts 10.34-46 | Embodying Easter

ROMANS

Romans 5.1-11 | The Atonement Sermon
Romans 5.1-5 | Trinity Sunday: Above, Beside, Within
Romans 8.18-30 | Groaning in Our Gardens
Romans 15.1-13 | Hospitality: A Friendly Universe

1 CORINTHIANS

1 Corinthians 13.1-13 | Love Will Last
1 Corinthians 15.1-11, 20-28 | Gospel Cliffsnotes
1 Corinthians 15.1-26, 51-58 | The End (and Beginning) of the World

2 CORINTHIANS

2 Corinthians 4.5-15 | Death in Us, Life in You
2 Corinthians 5.13 — 6.2 | Imagination: What If It’s True?

GALATIANS

Galatians 3.1-14 | Christianity’s Core

EPHESIANS

Ephesians 2.8-22 | The Church Sermon
Ephesians 4.1-16 | A Posture For Everyone
Ephesians 4.17 — 5.2 | Wholeness: Being Holy and Human

PHILIPPIANS

Overview Part 1 | The Gravity of Jesus
Overview Part 2 | God is Jesus
Overview Part 3 | My Sewer-Soaked Life
Overview Part 4 | Dwell on Jesus

Philippians 2.1-13 | Humility: Dying Before We Die
Philippians 3.4-12 | Both Kinds of Days
Philippians 3.17-21 | Colonists of Heaven

1 THESSALONIANS 

Series:
1 Thessalonians 5.16-18 | What God Wants
1 Thessalonians 4.13 – 5.18 | Shadows and Hope
1 Thessalonians 5.16-28 | The Language is Plural

HEBREWS

Hebrews 7.11-28 | The Pass of Melchizedek

2 PETER

2 Peter 3.1-13 | Pyro and Patience

REVELATION

Series:
Revelation 1.1-8 | See the Strange

Revelation 1.9-20 | All-Powerful Unstoppable Jesus
Revelation 2-3 | The Seven Churches
Revelation 4 | Backstage of the Universe
Revelation 5 | How Does God Save The World?
Revelation 6-8 | The Seven Seals
Revelation 8-9 | Six Trumpets and Some Fire
Revelation 10-11 | Eat The Scroll
Revelation 12 | An Apocalyptic Christmas
Revelation 13 | God’s Political Cartoon
Revelation 14 | A Grape Victory
Revelation 15-16 | The Seven Bowls
Revelation 17-19 | The Romance of Revelation
Revelation 20 | “Who” More Than “How”
Revelation 21 | Everything New
Revelation 22 | The Jolly Thief