Sermons by Rev. Chris Kliesen Wehrman

Dancing in the Rain

SCRIPTURE: Revelation 2:8-11 (Church of Smyrna), MSG 8 Write this to Smyrna, to the Angel of the church. The Beginning and Ending, the First and Final One, the Once Dead and Then Come Alive, speaks: 9 “I can see your pain and poverty—constant pain, dire poverty—but I also see your wealth. And I hear the…

The Body of Christ: Paint by Number

SCRIPTURE: Romans 12:9-21 New International Version, The Message, New Living Translation[What is bracketed] and circled numbers were added for our reading last Sunday. 9 Love must be sincere. Don’t just pretend to love others. Hate what is evil, what is wrong; cling to what isgood. 10 Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight…

Rx: Wow

SCRIPTURE: Philippians 4:4-13 (NIV) 4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of…

When Pentecost Happens

SCRIPTURE: Acts 2:1-17, The Voice Translation – as a first person, present tense, account When the holy day of Pentecost came [50 days after the festival of Passover], they were gathered together in one place. 2 [Picture yourself among the disciples]: A sound, roars from the sky without warning, the roar of a violent wind,…

Inside -&- Out

SCRIPTURE: John 14:23-28, 30-31, New Living Translation, The Message 23 Jesus replied, “All who love me will do what I say. [Creator] will love them, and we will come and make our home with each of them. 24 Anyone who doesn’t love me will not obey me, and keep my words. And remember, my words…