Bill Jackson Summer Share

The voyage of Paul from Judea to Rome, described in Acts 27, started out late in the sailing season, but initially progressed pretty well. The ships carrying Paul and his centurion to meet justice at the hands of the authorities in Rome faced headwinds, but, in the beginning, they made … Read More

“I Come to Bring Division!” ~ What I have learned about healing divisions. 

Preacher: Jeanne Choy Tate ~ Luke 12:49-56 ~ In today’s passage, Jesus is on his way to Jerusalem. So far, trouble and conflict have followed him everywhere he has gone. Rejected by his home town of Nazareth, his family soon claimed he was insane. Next the people of Capernaum ran … Read More

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

~ Luke 11:1-4, 5-13 ~ [Jesus] was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Jesus, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Give us … Read More

“Demonized”

This sermon is available upon request by emailing the office at office@noevalleyministry.org. … Read More

“God Talk”

~ Psalm 8/Romans 5:1-5 ~ Today is Trinity Sunday. In my relatively short time of being a Presbyterian I’ve discovered that this is the Sunday where, in those churches who have them, the associate minister is assigned to preach the sermon. Or maybe the seminary intern gets to try to … Read More

“What We’ve Got Here Is a Failure to Communicate!”

~ Genesis 11:1-11/Acts 2 ~ It’s Pentecost, which means that it’s been fifty days since Jesus resurrection. The day was actually a Jewish festival celebrating the spring harvest, and the revelation of the law at Mount Sinai. But on this particular Pentecost a new happening. Luke tells the story here … Read More