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Rev. Chase Peeples
March 17, 2017

Loving God, Loving the World

Loving God, Loving the World

“Loving God, Loving the World” by Rev. Chase Peeples John 3:1-17 March 3, 2017, Second Sunday in Lent The verse John 3:16 is commonly used by Christians as justification for the belief that each individual person must “accept Jesus Christ as his/her Lord and Savior” because of the words “whosever believes in him shall not […]

September 30, 2016

9-25-16 Where is Your Doorstep?

9-25-16 Where is Your Doorstep?

“Where is Your Doorstep?” by Rev. Chase Peeples Luke 16:19-31 September 25, 2016, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost Jesus’ story of “the Rich Man and Lazarus” is familiar to many Christians, so familiar that the rich man is seen as the bad guy or villain, but what if he wasn’t a bad guy at all?  What […]

September 30, 2016

9-11-16 You Are Here

9-11-16 You Are Here

“You Are Here” Luke 15:1-10 by Rev. Chase Peeples September 11, 2016, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost When Jesus told the stories of the lost coin and the lost sheep, his hearers included “pharisees and scribes” who objected to the “sinners and tax collectors” whom Jesus accepted.  Our tendency as modern readers is to flatten these […]

August 26, 2016

8-14-16 Who is In Your Church Balcony?

8-14-16 Who is In Your Church Balcony?

“Who is In Your Church Balcony?” by Rev. Chase Peeples Hebrews 11:29-12:1 August 14, 2016, Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost In the Letter to the Hebrews, there’s an image of a “great cloud of witnesses” made up of heroes of faith from the past watching the recipients of the letter run their part of the spiritual […]

August 26, 2016

8-7-16 Is God Abusive?

8-7-16 Is God Abusive?

“Is God Abusive?” by Rev. Chase Peeples Luke 12:41-48 August 6, 2016, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Among our many unhealthy ways of thinking about God are views that accept God as being violent and even abusive toward’s God’s children.  In Luke 12, Jesus shares a parable about a master who beats and ultimately cuts his […]

August 26, 2016

7-31-16 Getting Over Unfairness

7-31-16 Getting Over Unfairness

“Getting Over Unfairness” by Rev. Chase Peeples Luke 12:13-21 July 31, 2016, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Who in our computer-driven world hasn’t had the experience of failing to back up important work, photos or music only to have our computer crash?  Even backing our digital things up on “the cloud” doesn’t totally guarantee its security. […]

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