October 28, 2018: The Rev. Tom Momberg

GOD’S PERSPECTIVE A Sermon on Psalm 126 The Lord has done great things for us, and we are glad indeed! In my early days here, I wrote something for your e-newsletter. It was about Robert Wicks, a writer, therapist and spiritual guide. Wicks is also a popular speaker. His Brooklyn accent helps bring his stories […]

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October 13, 2018: The Rev. Tom Momberg

A LONG, LOVING LOOK A Sermon on Mark 10:17-31 Is it here?  Is it finally here?  Spring was sprung an eternity ago, and for the longest time, it’s felt like an endless summer.  But one day last week, I opened the front door back home, and I took a deep breath.  Yes, it’s Fall in […]

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September 30, 2018: The Rev. Tom Momberg

THE SCANDAL OF RECOVERY A Sermon on Mark 9:38-50 When I turned eighteen, I thought I was a real man. An oldest son and high school graduate with honors, I enrolled in a prestigious university, on full scholarship.  Now . . . I’d been invited to join a fraternity! I also joined another well-known, unofficial […]

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September 23, 2018: The Rev. Tom Momberg

WELCOME THE CHILDREN OF GOD: Part One A Sermon on Mark 9:30-37 Last week, while I was getting ready to leave my house in Memphis and visit a clergy friend who is now in hospice, I decided I needed to spend some time in prayer.  I sat down to pray.  Soon after I had become […]

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September 9, 2018: The Rev. Tom Momberg

CONSTANTLY CALLED TO CONVERSION A Sermon on Mark 7:24-30 Have you met Tux?  Tux is a new member of Rosa’s family.  Tux is young and small and friendly.  Sometimes, Tux comes to work with Rosa.  When Tux wags that tail, I want to pet Tux.  But right now, Tux is teething.  That means Tux likes […]

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August 26, 2018: The Rev. Tom Momberg

BROKEN FOR ME, BROKEN FOR YOU A Sermon on John 6:56-69 Broken for me, broken for you / The body of Jesus, broken for you.  I like to sing the Lord’s Prayer on Sunday.  When we do, I  remember the Fisherfolk.  “Fisherfolk” was a stage name for musical artists who are also part of a […]

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August 12, 2018: The Rev. Tom Momberg

ANGER BEFORE SUNDOWN A Sermon on Ephesians 4:25-5:2 And they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love; Yes, they’ll know we are Christians by our love. It is my great privilege and pleasure to be with all of you today in this sacred place and community called Ascension.  I am grateful to […]

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