Sermons by The Rev. Tasha Blackburn

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“Invisible Patriarch: Isaac’s Scars”


“Invisible Patriarch: Isaac’s Scars” Genesis 27:1-10, 30-36 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn June 18, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE THIS WEEK DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES) “Music is the silence between the notes.” So said the composer Claude Debussy over 100 years ago. If that is so, then Isaac made a great deal of music during his life.  For his life, […]

“Invisible Patriarch: Isaac is Born”


“Invisible Patriarch: Isaac is Born” Genesis 18:9-15; 21:1-7 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn June 11, 2017 When she woke up that morning she felt…old. She wished there was some other, loftier, feeling she could claim but really “old” was what she felt. She was worn, tired. And her body, well, to be honest, it had seen better […]

“The Quotidian Mystery”


“The Quotidian Mystery” Unknown Acts Acts 2:1-21 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn June 4, 2017 Sometimes reading about Pentecost can make us feel inadequate. We read that the first Christians were overcome by wind and fire and we wonder where our divine wonders are. We read that the apostles were so powerfully touched that they could speak languages […]

“What then is to be done?”


“What then is to be done?” Unknown Acts Acts 21:27-39 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn May 21, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE- Due to technical difficulties, the video was unable to record.) “We walk by faith and not by sight.” So begins the famous hymn written by the poet Henry Alford over 150 years ago. One very tangible and physical […]

“Jesus Ransomed How Many?”


“JESUS RANSOMED HOW MANY?” Unknown Acts Acts 15: 1-19 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn May 7, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE- Due to technical difficulties, the video was unable to record.) Every Presbyterian pastor has to do it. And none of them look forward to it. After the schooling, after the internships, after all the exams, one final […]