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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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Stepping through the Door, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21

A sermon delivered by the Rev. Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley on March 27, 2022 Turn in your Bible to 2 Corinthians 5:16-21. Paul is writing to the church describing his intent to come and see them, but he has been … Continue reading

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A Disciple’s Job Description and What to Do With It, Luke 5.1-11

A sermon delivered February 6, 2022, by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. (If you wish to watch and listen to the sermon, please click here.) Our reading this morning is from Luke’s gospel, and we pick up early in the Story. … Continue reading

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Strive for the Greater Gifts and I Will Show You a More Excellent Way!, 1 Corinthians,12:31-13:13

 A sermon delivered January 30, 2022 by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Paul has a problem with the Corinthian Church. If the Corinthian Church was Presbyterian, it would probably have an Administrative Commission come in and take control of it because … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Meditation – Growing Back into Christmas

A meditation given on December 24, 2021, by the Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Luke 2:8-20 For 61 years the power and profundity of this night have amazed me so. As a child sitting on the sofa looking at the … Continue reading

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