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Raising the Bar

Published by Josh Hosler on Sun, Feb 16, 2020 2:44 PM
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Sermon: Does the life of faith feel like it has to do with following a bunch of rules? Would it help to know you can't possibly succeed?

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A Salty Life

Published by Josh Hosler on Sun, Feb 9, 2020 6:07 PM
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Sermon: What does it mean to be "the salt of the earth," especially at Good Shepherd over the next few years?

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Showing Up and Waiting

Published by Josh Hosler on Wed, Feb 5, 2020 5:49 PM
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Our guest preacher, the Rev. Christie Demura, introduces us to Simeon, one of the unsung heroes of the Gospel of Luke....

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Peace, as Promised

Published by Josh Hosler on Tue, Feb 4, 2020 1:09 PM
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sermon preached at St. Andrew’s House, Union, WA by the Rev. Josh Hosler, Rector of Good Shepherd, Federal Way, WA The Presentation of Our Lord, February 2, 2020 ...

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It's Not About Us

Published by Josh Hosler on Sun, Jan 26, 2020 12:00 PM
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Sermon: The problem with the Church is that there are people in it.

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Have You Met the Lamb?

Published by Josh Hosler on Sun, Jan 19, 2020 3:42 PM
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Sermon: What's up with all this lamb imagery? And how do we meet the Lamb today?

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In the Neighborhood of Chaos

Published by Josh Hosler on Mon, Jan 13, 2020 11:41 AM
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Sermon: Where should we expect to find baptized people? In the mud and muck of real life.

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It's Good to Be Home

Published by Josh Hosler on Sun, Jan 5, 2020 2:44 PM
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Sermon: Home is where the stories are. And the Christian story compels us to respect the dignity of every human being.

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