Sermons by The Rev. Phillip Blackburn

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“Resilience: The Waiting Game”

“Resilience: The Waiting Game” Psalm 130 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn November 26, 2017 Have you ever scrolled through one of those websites that advertises vacation homes?  You know, you type in your destination and what type of place you want, how many bedrooms, whatever, and a bunch of options appear on your screen.  One of […]

“Resilience: The Joy Harvest”

“Resilience: The Joy Harvest” Psalm 126 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn November 19, 2017 It’s hard to go back to places you loved.  Tasha and I spent a couple of days in Austin last weekend on our way home from our clergy retreat, and I have to admit I find visiting Austin to be somewhat bittersweet.  […]

“Tornado Watch”

“Tornado Watch” A Series on Job Job 38:1-11, 19-21 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn October 29, 2017 I come from the land of whirlwinds.  As long as I can remember, I have looked at the skies in spring and fall with a mix of awe and fear.  Will the clouds around me organize?  Will I feel the downdraft […]

“True Greatness”

“True Greatness” John 13:31-35 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn October 1, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE) Most of us like to imagine what we would do if we had all the power.  My friend Ben and I often talk about the changes we will make when one of us finally gets all the power and becomes king of […]

“Knowing Stuff About Things”

“Knowing Stuff About Things” Proverbs 2:1-15 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn September 24, 2017 You’re at the grocery store and you are in a hurry.  You have a few items in your cart and you just need to pay and get out.  There are two lines available to you and you have to make a quick […]