Sermons by The Rev. Tasha Blackburn

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“The Bloody Book of Judges: A Love Story”

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“The Bloody Book of Judges: A Love Story” Judges 2:11-19 Rev. Tasha Blackburn September 29, 2019 Pastor Dick Johnson called it “Forgotonia.” It was years ago, just after some terrible flooding in Illinois where we were living at the time. One county on the western edge of the state had been particularly hard hit. At […]

“Twas Blind But Now I See”

“Twas Blind But Now I See” Luke 18:31-43 Getting to the Heart of Luke  Rev. Tasha Blackburn September 1, 2019 Do all children go through the phase when they want to walk everywhere with their eyes closed? I know I did. For several years of my youth I loved nothing more than to stand in […]

“Getting the Pink Slip”

“Getting the Pink Slip” Luke 16:1-13 Getting to the Heart of Luke  Rev. Tasha Blackburn August 18, 2019 (Sanctuary Video Unavailable) DayOne Worship Video Of all of the stories Jesus told, this has got to be the strangest. It is a simple story but, even in its simplicity, it is hard to make sense of […]

“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 […]