Ocean Springs, Mississippi

'pandemic' Tagged Sermons

Thomas the Resilient

Sermon on John 20:19-31 Well, here we are. Again. One more week down. Is it just me, or are the days running together? I wouldn’t blame you if you thought that we’re trapped in some time warp where every day, Monday through Sunday is just “day.” It’s like we can’t quite imagine life before Coronavirus,…

Lazarus, Come Out!

Sermon on John 11:1-45 Lord, if you had been there, my brother would not have died. That’s a refrain that we hear not once but twice in this story, from both Mary and Martha. It’s a cry of pain, of mourning, regret, frustration, anger. It may or may not be true—we just don’t know. But…

We’ve Been Here Before

Sermon on John 9:1-7 A friend of mine is a pastor at a Lutheran church in South Carolina. This week, shared on Facebook that while he was biding his time in the office social distancing, he looked through the church’s records. He went back to 1918 when that congregation was just eight years old and…

All Shall Be Well

Sermon on John 4:5-42 It is noon, midday, and there is a woman alone in the middle of town, getting water from the well. What was she doing there? Why was she alone? At the risk of sounding a little glib, she was social distancing…but not by choice. You see in her society she was quite…