Author Archives: Fries Church

What People Want

Way back in the year 2000 there was a movie entitled, “What Women Want.”  I don’t know how many people saw it, but enough people must have seen it to warrant a remake because in 2019 there was a sequel … Continue reading

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When (We) Grow Old

John 21:15-19 In John 21 the Risen Jesus appears to 7 disciples on a beach adjacent to the Sea of Galilee. He directs them to a huge haul of fish, then invites them to breakfast.  After breakfast, he allows Peter … Continue reading

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We are Witnesses

Acts 10:34 -43, 1st Corinthians  15:19, etc., Luke 24:1-12, etc. Today we are talking about what it means to be a witness to the resurrection.  We want to know what it meant to the disciples and what it now means … Continue reading

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Receiving and Using Our Voice

Isaiah 50:4-9a, Philippians 2:5-1l, Luke 19:28-40 This sermon is a revision of the one that I preached. It has been revised for additional clarity. This morning, we are talking about receiving and using our voice. As children, most of us … Continue reading

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Autobiography as Theology

Isaiah 43:16-21, Psalm 126, Philippians 3:4b-14 Theology almost always begins with autobiography or history. It is one person, or, sometimes, a group of people trying to explain to others what it was like to encounter God. These encounters take different … Continue reading

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