• Zephaniah 1:7-18 The Cure for Apathy (Callaham)

    This would be a less disturbing story if it did not end with the bit about “weeping and gnashing of teeth.” Yet this is not just any story. Jesus is describing the kingdom of heaven. God’s kingdom demands responsible action from its citizens. According to Jesus, inaction results in exclusion.

  • Zephaniah 3:14-20 Blue Christmas (Anders)

    The Christmas music sets the expectation for a happy, merry, joyful season. But today I want us to give some consideration to those among us who just can’t manage the Christmas spirit. Christmas is not a happy time for everybody.

  • Zephaniah 3:14-17b Rejoice with All Your Heart (Gerhardy)

    “I want to make a confession.” That was the first thing Jack said to me after we introduced ourselves. Jack was in his mid 20s. The hospital chaplain had contacted me because Jack wanted to see a minister.