Gospel of John

18 Sep The “S” Factor

The “S” Factor John 14:15-17, 25-27 and 16:4b-15 September 16, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church What is your favorite kind of vacation?  For some people who live a long distance from their relatives, vacations are all about going home, seeing loved ones and reconnecting with the people and places...

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11 Sep The Emoticon Gospel

The Emoticon Gospel John 11:17-45 September 9, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church We all know what they are and we’ve probably even used them ourselves, some of us frequently, maybe even numerous times a day.  When I was growing up, they were simply called “smiley faces” but now, they’re...

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05 Sep Jesus’ Travel Plans

Jesus’ Travel Plans John 14:1-14 September 2, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Travel horror stories.  How many of you have experienced a truly awful travel misadventure and lived to tell about it?  Flight delays, missed connections, and lost luggage are events that if you travel much at all, are...

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29 Aug Tracking the Sheep

Tracking the Sheep John 10:1-18 August 26, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church How many of you love your job, or if you’re retired, you retired from a job you loved?  How many of you would say your job is okay, tolerable? How many of you either are now in...

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07 Aug Jesus’ Big Fat Jewish Wedding

Jesus’ Big Fat Jewish Wedding John 2:1-12 August 5, 2018 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Weddings are joyous occasions. Whether large or small, elaborate or simple, weddings are one of life’s great celebrations as two people come together and commit their lives to one another. There are excesses, to...

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25 Jul How Can These Things Be?

How Can These Things Be? John 3:1-17 July 22, 2018 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church What “impossible” things have you done so far this morning? What about this weekend? None? Really? Did you get out of bed and walk pain-free around your house on an artificial hip or knee? Did...

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11 Jul Words Matter

Words Matter John 1:1-18 July 8, 2018 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”  Did anyone else besides me grow up hearing this taunt on the elementary school play-ground?  When you’re 9 or 10 years old, you say...

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