Sermons from April 2017

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“Doodling in the Margins”


“DOODLING IN THE MARGINS” John 21:20-25 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn April 23, 2017 So this will not surprise most of you, but I was never very good at staying focused on one thing in school.  I was diagnosed with ADD in college and that helped some, but still, I have never been very good at staying […]

“On Grace”


“ON GRACE” Matthew 28:1-10 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn April 16, 2017 Funerals are kind of a funny thing.  I’ve done well over a hundred of them at this point in my life, and I can tell you that no two are the same.  And let me tell you this, whatever weird things you have going on in […]

“Approaching Jerusalem”


“APPROACHING JERUSALEM” Matthew 21:1-11 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn April 9, 2017 Well, it’s time. We have been leading to this day for the six weeks of Lent, for the three years of his earthly ministry. We may have been leading to it for our whole lives, perhaps even since the world began. We have been leading to […]

“Deep and Wide”


“DEEP AND WIDE” Matthew 13: 47-53 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn April 2, 2017 Years ago I attended a church where a disagreement broke out. I know: you’re shocked. It was Westminster Church in Austin, Texas, and it was a unique problem. Before worship, some people would arrive extra early so that they could sit in the […]