Category Archives: Podcast

Greed

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor
Reading: Luke 12:13-21

Speaking to the people, he went on, “Take care! Protect yourself against the least bit of greed. Life is not defined by what you have, even when you have a lot.” (Verse 15)

The Thing About Evil

Sermon for Sunday, June 19, 2022
Second Sunday in Pentecost
Reading: Luke 8:26-39

Later, a great many people from the Gerasene countryside got together and asked Jesus to leave — too much change, too fast, and they were scared. (Verse 37)

The Spirit of Truth

Sermon for Sunday, June 12, 2022
First Sunday in Pentecost
Reading: John 16:12-15

But when the Friend comes, the Spirit of the Truth... will take you by the hand and guide you into all the truth there is. (Verse 12)

Priorities in the Time of Crisis

Sermon for March 22, 2020 (Fourth Sunday in Lent)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today's Message: "Priorities in the Time of Crisis" (Matthew 7:1-12)

Our Pre-Occupation

Sermon for March 15, 2020 (Third Sunday in Lent)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today's Message: "Our Pre-Occupation" (Matthew 6:19-26)

From the Gospel of Matthew: VS. 25 “If you decide for God, living a life of God-worship, it follows that you don’t fuss about what’s on the table at mealtimes or whether the clothes in your closet are in fashion.”

Pray Like This

Sermon for March 8, 2020 (Second Sunday in Lent)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Rev. Paul M. Turner, Senior Pastor

Today's Message: "Pray Like This" (Matthew 6:5-18)

From the Gospel of Matthew: VS. 14-15 “In prayer, there is a connection between what God does and what you do. You can’t get forgiveness from God, for instance, without also forgiving others. If you refuse to do your part, you cut yourself off from God’s part.”

Step Aside

Sermon for March 1, 2020 (First Sunday in Lent)
Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Alyce Keener, Vicar

Today's Message: "Step Aside" (Matthew 6:1-4)

From the Gospel of Matthew: VS. 4 “That is the way your God, who conceived you in love, working behind the scenes, helps you out.”