Author: Jenny Cudahy

01 Aug Staying in My Lane

Last week I wrote about the phrase “a new normal” and how it has unceremoniously (and without invitation) dumped itself into my life.  This week I want to continue my “phraseology” theme by considering what it means to “stay in my own lane.” We all know...

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31 Jul Nahum Who?

Majoring on the Minors Nahum Who? Nahum 1:1-15 July 28, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church This morning we come to the seventh of the twelve Minor Prophets we are studying this summer, and if you’ve been waiting for a guy who seems full of hell, fire, and brimstone,...

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25 Jul A New Normal

A“new normal.”  Are you familiar with that phrase?  I seem to have become intimately acquainted with it in recent months, far more than I would have preferred. The lab report comes back positive.  Big new words are spoken, a diagnosis received, shock absorbed.  There was life...

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23 Jul Micah:  From Great to Good

Majoring on the Minors Micah:  From Great to Good Micah 6:1-8 July 21, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church [audio m4a="https://calvarypres.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/July-21-2019-Sermon.m4a"][/audio] In 2001, business and leadership writer Jim Collins wrote a bestselling book titled Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t.  Collins conducted research on eleven...

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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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