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About patrick h wrisley

A Mainline Presbyterian Orthodox Evangelical Socially Minded Prophetic Contemplative Preacher sharing the Winsome Story of Christ as I try to muddle through as a husband, father, friend, head of staff, colleague, and disciple.

Some Umpires Call Balls, Some Call Strikes, I Call’em as I See‘em; Luke 8:26-39

A message preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley on June 19, 2022. This morning, we find Jesus and the Twelve disembarking a boat on the east/southeast portion of the Sea of Galilee. This is Jesus’ first foray into Gentile territory. … Continue reading

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Behind, Besides, Within; a sermon on Romans 5:1-5

Sermon preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, June 12, 2022 This morning we are beginning with the answer to the question we will be unpacking today. The answer is this: Behind; Besides; Within. Now let’s look at the question this … Continue reading

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People Are Watching but What Do They See?; John 13:31-35

Sermon preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, May 15, 2022 On this fifth Sunday of Eastertide, the composers of the lectionary make a jump back to a Story that occurred before the Easer events. They give us a flashback to … Continue reading

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The Pastoral Prayer for Sunday, May 8, 2022

            Almighty God who placed all the planets and the stars in their places and yet know each of your beloved by their name, we come to celebrate your love and goodness as we pause and worship you. You are … Continue reading

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Meeting Us Where We Are, John 21:15-19

A message preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, May 1, 2022 If we peer down from 40K feet, we can see how John’s gospel begins and ends very neatly and includes both a prologue and an epilogue. The prologue, which … Continue reading

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