A Wrinkle in Hope

This Sermon was preached at Middletown Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky on December 28, 2014. Audio can be found here. Luke 2:21-40 Hope is anticipated joy. Last week Rebecca came home from the salon.  She hadn’t gone for a hair cut in months, in fact she had let it grow out and her hair was…

Christmas Interruption

Matthew 2:13-23 Prayer I don’t know what’s more annoying, seeing Christmas merchandise and hearing Christmas music in stores before Thanksgiving or when radio stations no longer play Christmas music the very day after Christmas… No matter how much merchants stretch out  the run up to Christmas, it still somehow seems to end abruptly at midnight…

Youth Sunday Sermon

This sermon was preached by Landry Luxon on Sunday, October 28th, 2012 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Richmond, KY.  Audio can be found here. Good Morning, I was surprised when I found out that I would be delivering part of the sermon today but since we have no Seniors in the youth…

Radical Eyes and Ears

Mark 10:32-45 So by now you may have noticed a pattern. I’ll gladly own it. Each Sunday that I preach I usually include some kind of prayer after the reading of the scripture. I do this for many reasons. First, I hope to let the words of scripture settle in upon us. Scripture is filled with evocative images, strange sayings, familiar stories, puzzling characters…

To Annihilate the Self-hood of Deceit and False Forgiveness

Birth Pangs of Hope

This sermon was preached October 14th, 2012 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Richmond, KY.  Audio can be found here. ______________________ He walked from the grocery store to his parking spot, the place he remembered leaving his car just moments before.  His new car.  Brand new car. It was missing.  Stolen.  Really?  Could…

Discovering Discipleship

This sermon was preached Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Richmond, KY.  Audio can be heard online here. ____________________________ Over the last few months I’ve noticed that many of you, youth and adults alike, bring your phones to worship.  And let’s be honest, some of you use them during…

Mind the Gap

This sermon was preached at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Richmond, KY on April 15th, 2012.  Audio of the sermon can be found here.