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Go and Do Church

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “Go and Do Church” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon September 28, 2014 Exodus 17:1-7 Transcript coming soon…

A Hunger and Thirst for Kin-dom Living

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “A Hunger and Thirst for Kin-dom Living” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon September 21, 2014 Exodus 14:19-31 and Matthew 20:1-16 Friends Congregational Church, you’re hungry.  I can tell.  You’re thirsty.  It’s obvious.  We’re all hungry and thirsty this morning, otherwise we wouldn’t be here.  We wouldn’t get up [...]

What Difference Does Your Faith Make?

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “What Difference Does Your Faith Make?” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon September 14, 2014 Exodus 14:19-31 We’ve been hearing a lot about our youth group’s mission trip to Alabama.  But what we haven’t heard a lot about is the educational component of that trip.  Being there, spending time [...]

A Message from the God of Community: Remember, Restore, Renew

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “A Message from the God of Community: Remember, Restore, Renew” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon September 7, 2014 Exodus 12:1-14; Matthew 13:18-25 Well, here we have another children’s story.  Good morning, little ones!  Let’s talk about the Passover.  One might say that this morning’s text from the Book [...]

Breaking the Cycle of Violence

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “Breaking the Cycle of Violence” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon August 17, 2014 Genesis 45:1-15 Transcript coming soon…

God Will Not Forget the Kin-dom

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “God Will Not Forget the Kin-dom” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon July 20, 2014 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Weeping and gnashing of teeth!  Good morning!  That Scripture from Matthew’s gospel might be tough to hear initially.  It’s certainly a fire-and-brimstone circuit preacher’s favorite.  But when we put that Scripture [...]

Who Do You Think You Are?

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “Who Do You Think You Are?” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon July 13, 2014 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 We got back from a mission trip last night.  Ten of our church’s youth joined the youth groups from five Austin area churches for a week of mission work in Livingston, [...]

Hospitality: A Crucial Cup of Cold Water

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “Hospitality: A Crucial Cup of Cold Water” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon June 29, 2014 Matthew 10:40-42 This sermon was originally recorded for Day1.org on April 22, 2014 at the Day1 Studios in Atlanta. The studio recording version along with interviews bookending the message can be found at [...]

Confirmation: A Waste of Time?

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “Confirmation: A Waste of Time?” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon June 22, 2014 Matthew 10:24-39 This sermon was originally recorded for Day1.org on April 22, 2014 at the Day1 Studios in Atlanta.  The studio recording version along with interviews bookending the message can be found at www.day1.org. What [...]

Trinitarian People: Worshipers and Doubters

Sermon for Friends Congregational Church “Trinitarian People: Worshipers and Doubters” Delivered by Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon June 15, 2014 Matthew 28:16-20 and 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Glory be to the Father And to the Son and to the Holy Ghost As it was in the beginning It is now and ever shall be World without [...]