The Size of Significance (Norman)

June 17, 2018

How “big” must something be in order to be considered significant? What happens when we want change but nothing seems to be happening? And, a pastoral response to the separation of Mexican families at the US border. All in this week’s sermon by Rev. Wheeler. Click to listen.

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The Size of Significance (Weatherford)

June 17, 2018

How “big” must something be in order to be considered significant? What happens when we want change but nothing seems to be happening? And, a pastoral response to the separation of Mexican families at the US border.

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The Unforgivable Sin (Norman)

June 10, 2018

Sermon snippet: “Jesus spoke of an unforgivable sin, not because any act is unforgivable, but to warn us that our own hardness of heart can close the channels through which forgiveness flows and, as a consequence, leave us feeling alienated.”

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The Unforgivable Sin (Weatherford)

June 10, 2018

Sermon snippet: “Jesus spoke of an unforgivable sin, not because any act is unforgivable, but to warn us that our own hardness of heart can close the channels through which forgiveness flows and, as a consequence, leave us feeling alienated.”

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That Escalated Quickly

June 4, 2018

“You can structure your church for control. Or, you can structure your church for holy, inclusive love— but you cannot structure it for both.” Click here to listen to Rev. Wheeler’s sermon from June 3, 2018, based on Mark 2:23-3:6.

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Blind Spots (Norman)

May 27, 2018

Those of us who are most religious will usually fight this kind of notion the hardest… that we still have blind spots. We do not doubt that change is possible. We just tend to doubt that change might be required of us.” —An excerpt of Rev. Wheeler’s sermon from May 27, 2018, based on John 3:1-17. Click the link to listen to the whole thing.

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Blind Spots (Weatherford)

May 27, 2018

“Those of us who are most religious will usually fight this kind of notion the hardest… that we still have blind spots. We do not doubt that change is possible. We just tend to doubt that change might be required of us.” —An excerpt of Rev. Wheeler’s sermon from May 27, 2018, based on John 3:1-17. Click the link to listen to the whole thing.

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Yanny or Laurel? (Mayflower)

May 20, 2018

This is the sermon Rev. Wheeler shared at Mayflower Congregational Church (UCC) on May 20, 2018. It was a conference wide “pulpit exchange,” on Pentecost Sunday.

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Gone Up With a Shout: Clap Your Hands! (Weatherford and Norman)

May 13, 2018

“...truly significant lives are not built in the high or low moments. They are built by maximizing the ‘in-between, everyday, ordinary parts of our lives.” Click here to hear the final part to Rev. Wheeler’s series, “Dare to Dance Again.”

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Who Can Withhold? Break Forth! (Norman)

May 6, 2018

What if deep, abiding joy is available just beneath the chaotic surface of our life’s circumstances? Click here to listen to Rev. Wheeler’s sermon from 5-8-2018, based on John 15:9-17.

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