Author: Jenny Cudahy

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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12 Jun Has the Church Lost Its Voice?

Has the Church Lost Its Voice Acts 2:1-21 and Romans 8:14-17 June 9, 2019:  Pentecost Sunday M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church [audio m4a="https://calvarypres.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/June-9-2019-Sermon.m4a"][/audio] This morning we’re going to talk about talking about God.  But talking about God can be difficult to get right, even among clergy. A priest and a pastor...

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12 Jun Prayers for the People of Mali

What comes to mind when you hear the word Timbuktu?  Growing up in the South, when someone said something was “out in Timbuktu,” they were referring to something being a long way away, or out in the middle of nowhere.  It was a long time...

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08 Jun Minding the Gap – Unity

Minding the Gap – Unity John 17:20-26 Calvary Presbyterian Church Gene Kendall, Jr.   [audio m4a="https://calvarypres.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/June-2-2019-sermon.m4a"][/audio] Do you ever get so tired of hearing a phrase, repeated so often, that it’s not only annoying but if you hear it one more time, you think your head might explode?  I was reading...

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06 Jun Hope Grounded in the Eternal

A mass shooting in Virginia Beach, leaving twelve people dead.  A Catholic bishop spending millions of the church’s dollars on an extravagant lifestyle.  A heat wave in India recording eye-popping 120-degree temperatures.  A proposal to discontinue funding for educational and physical activity programs for unaccompanied...

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04 Jun Does G.O.D. Deliver?

Does G.O.D. Deliver? Psalm 91 May 26, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church So, where does God live?  Would you believe me if I said, “Kearney, New Jersey?”  That’s the impression people might have gotten as they drove by a certain trucking terminal in that city—until a few years...

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