Sermons by “Dr. Jonathan Sloan”

Spirit Killer: Anxiety

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives his third and final sermon on spirit killers. First was self-loathing, then depression, now anxiety where he offers scriptural advice for living joyously in the moment. Based on Romans 8:31-39

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Spirit Killer: Depression

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon about the realities of depression and how our community can best embrace it and show the love of Christ to those afflicted with this spirit killer. Based on John 16:28-33

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Spirit Killer: Self-Loathing

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon about the human condition and how even famous characters of the Bible suffered from the same personal issues that each of us struggle with. Based on Ephesians 2:1-10

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Saved by the Waters

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon to remind us the significance of our Sacrament of Baptism. Based on Matthew 3:13-16; Matthew 28:18-20

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Speaking of God

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon about the way the Holy Spirit empowers us to deliver God’s message just the way others need to hear it. Based on Acts 2:1-13

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Stuck Behind the Walls

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon about waiting for the Holy Spirit and applies it in a very relevant way to our lives by tying it to the fact that many of us still wait for the Spirit to bring us out the confines of our own mind so that we can live the abundant life that God intends for us. Based on Acts 1:1-11

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Unless Someone Explains

The audio recording is not available, but please read the liturgy sections to get an idea of the sermon’s message.

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Love is a Verb

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon about love in action. Based on John 3:16-24

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Fides Quarens Intellectum (Faith Seeking Understanding)

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon about faith based on Proverbs 3:5-7 and Hebrews 4:1-3

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A Foolish Victory

Dr. Jonathan Sloan gives a sermon based on Mark 16:1-8 to help make sense of the weirdness of Jesus’ Resurrection. If you missed being with us today, you missed a funny but relevant moment during the children’s sermon where one of the children responded to the news of Jesus’ rising from the dead by proclaiming, “That’s weird!” Christ is risen, He is risen indeed, Alleluia!

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