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Persist

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, October 7, 2018 – Knowing Jesus’ perfection, maybe rather than asking ourselves “What would Jesus do?” we should ask ourselves “What would Job do?” We wouldn’t have to change the acronym or anything. WWJD still applies. Job, unlike Jesus, doesn’t have divinity in his being; Job is just–like us–fully human. […]

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Running to Obtain Your Promises

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, September 30, 2018 – What I love about longer road trips, be it to Little Rock or even farther to Sewanee, is the ability to ponder for greater lengths of time in relative silence. For these trips it’s often the Scripture that provides fuel for thought. First thoughts for this […]

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Carrying Our Cross

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, September 16, 2018 – Where’s the good news today, my friends, in these words where Jesus speaks sternly, rebukes his disciple and friend, and promises to be ashamed of us if we’ve been ashamed of him? Is this a case of “this is going to hurt you more than it […]

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Unconventional

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Sermon by Rev. Sara Milford, September 9, 2018 – As much as we know it to be true that we aren’t perfect, that we can’t do everything or know everything, there’s something in our society that has conditioned us to believe that we can be those things. Our working norm is that we just need x, […]