Author: Jenny Cudahy

19 Jul God’s Presence, Grace Unleashed

One of the truisms of life is that to achieve anything of significance, consistency is required over a long period of time. To be in good shape physically, we have to maintain a regular exercise regimen and make healthy food choices not just for one...

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17 Jul The Jonah Soundtrack

Majoring on the Minors The Jonah Soundtrack Jonah 3:10-4:11 July 14, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church As we continue our summer sermon series on the Minor Prophets, we come this morning to the one prophet out of the twelve that we’ve likely all heard of—the prophet Jonah.  Because Jonah...

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12 Jul Jonah: Digging in our Heels

Water is an integral part of summer.  Kids splashing in the neighborhood pool; fishing and boating; slip-n-slides and water parks; beach vacations; “noodles” and boogie boards; jet skis and water skis; watering parched plants and parched bodies.  As both necessity and pleasure, water is a...

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11 Jul Majoring on the Minors

Majoring on the Minors Obadiah:  Family Feud Romans 12:1-5 and Obadiah 11-15 July 7, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church One of the great ironies of human love and relationships is that we experience the greatest hurt from those who are closest to us.  The deepest emotional wounds are rarely...

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04 Jul Happy Independence Day! 

Amidst all the flags and parades, watermelon and hot dogs, sparklers and fire crackers, and time with family and friends that we will enjoy today, I hope you will also take time to think about your many blessings and to say a word of thanks. After...

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02 Jul Amos:  Resisting Social Injustice & Religious Complacency

Majoring on the Minors Amos:  Resisting Social Injustice & Religious Complacency Amos 2:4-8 and 5:21-24 June 30, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Click below to listen to the sermon! [audio m4a="https://calvarypres.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/June-30-2019-sermon.m4a"][/audio] Today is our third Sunday in this summer’s Minor Prophet series, and one of the things I am loving about...

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27 Jun In the Absence of Proof

I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining. And I believe in love, even when there’s no one there. And I believe in God, even when God is silent. These words, attributed to an unknown prisoner in one of the Word War II concentration camps,...

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26 Jun Joel: Overcoming Spiritual Dryness

Majoring on the Minors Joel: Overcoming Spiritual Dryness Joel 2:23-32 June 23, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Did you know that grasshoppers possess five eyes, six legs, and two antennae?  They eat their body weight in vegetation every day.  Their hind legs function like springs enabling them to jump...

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20 Jun Let Us Live Gracefully

Friends, the summer solstice is upon us.  On Friday, June 21, those of us living north of the equator will experience the longest day of 2019.  Not that this is particularly earth-shattering news.  As my house has been flooded with light earlier and earlier each...

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20 Jun Majoring on the Minors:  Hosea

Majoring on the Minors:  Hosea Hosea 2:16-20 and 11:1-9 June 16, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church This morning we begin a sermon series on the Minor Prophets.  Let me ask, who recalls ever hearing a sermon preached from the book of Nahum?  What about Haggai?  Any takers for...

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