Sermons by The Rev. Tasha Blackburn

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“Insulted”

“Insulted” Luke 11:37-46 Getting to the Heart of Luke  Rev. Tasha Blackburn July 21, 2019 If you do even a cursory search on the Internet for “reasons people do not go to church” you will find one reason, in particular, which always makes the top ten. Along with “it is boring” and “I don’t have […]

“Tested”

“Tested” Luke 10:25-37 Getting to the Heart of Luke  Rev. Tasha Blackburn July 14, 2019 It wasn’t yet 10 o’clock in the morning when Lou was racing toward lower Manhattan in New York City. His sister Aida called him on his cell phone. She was upset. She told him, “Don’t go down there. Please don’t […]

“Given For”

“Given For” Luke 7:36-50 Getting to the Heart of Luke  Rev. Tasha Blackburn June 23, 2019 He thought it was just a parlor game. That’s what Simon thought. When he invited the travelling preacher to his home for dinner it was planned to be a night of food and stories. It was popular at dinners […]

“Measuring Up”

“Measuring Up” Luke 6:27-36 Getting to the Heart of Luke  Rev. Tasha Blackburn June 2, 2019 I do not want to say this to you this morning but, sadly, I believe it is true: there will be pastors in pulpits in our town today who will preach a message of doom upon our city. They […]

“The Joy of Fatherhood”

“The Joy of Fatherhood” The Prodigal: Week 3 1 John 2:29-3:2 Rev. Tasha Blackburn May 19, 2019 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE) We arrive at our last week of considering the greatest of all of Jesus’ parables. We first put our focus on the younger son, learning that “prodigal” means wasteful. Finding that this wasteful son needed to […]