Sermons and Presentations

Ideas for preaching and presenting about member mission.

We are the “70 Others” By Rev. Louis Tonsmeire

When you heard about these “70 others,” these “70 others” are never named. They are not called “the 70 best;” simply “the 70 others.”

We joined Jesus’ Mission in Our Baptism By Frank Walter, III

Our baptism calls us to become part of the mission. We are not to become members of the Church and then stop. We are to become missionaries along with Christ, in bringing reconciliation, justice and love.

What About this Good Neighbor Stuff? By The Rev. Earl Anderson

Provide information about public issues; of course, don’t advise about voting; remain humble with your opinions.

What God Wants Us To Do, God Helps Us Do It By The Rev. A. Wayne Schwab

Two stories of God helping people to do what God wants done.

What Is Deeper Than The Grave: Love, Care and Life By The Rev. Pam Lucas

Some clergy reflect on their mortality.

What Member Mission Will Do for You By Elizabeth S. Hall

Thinking about your missions in the church; we’ll expand that thinking into what happens out in the world because that’s where we all spend the vast majority of our time.

What We Parents Must Do By Jim Wallis

When deciding what to do about gun violence, be guided by putting children, not politics first.

When is Sunday? By The Rev. Armand E. Larive

“Sunday is given to me as a day to remember that God’s grace and the Son’s resurrection goes ahead of me that this divine work proceeds and supports my work when I work well.”

When the Members are the Missionaries: By The Rev. Peter Champion

Member Mission is not a “new program” or a new way to “do church.” It is a biblical way to look at our daily lives.