Lake Waccamaw UMC
By Chuck Smith
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Welcome to the Podcast Archive for Lake Waccamaw United Methodist Church in Lake Waccamaw, NC. Here you will find a sermon archive, both in Sermon Series and individual sermons. Please subscribe, listen, and enjoy. You can visit our web site for more details about the sermon episodes and about our church and ministries.
||CleanFollow the Verbs||The idea of the Ethiopian eunuch is provocative. By definition, a eunuch was barred from worship in the Temple, yet he was going to worship. Who is excluded from our worshiping communities, real or perceived?||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen You Say Nothing At All||Today there are a lot of anxious and painfully sad people in our society and in our church, daily walking through what seems to be a long valley of shadows. Friends, you are not alone, and we’re in this together. You belong.||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEating With Ghosts||Here are the disciples, gathered together in a home in Jerusalem, trying to make sense of their world, which has been turned upside down. Then Jesus appears. While they are freaking out, Jesus made them a meal.||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn the Defense of Doubt||Think about it: anyone whose common nicknames include both “Saint Thomas” and “Doubting Thomas” has to be interesting, someone difficult to nail down, someone we all can relate to. But what do we really know about Thomas?||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsider Knowledge||Growing up in church, we followed a distinct pattern: Believe, Behave, and Belong. This is not Jesus’ way. Examples from Scripture show the exact opposite. Jesus calls out to us to belong, learn how to be a Christian, then believe.||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Happens When You Assume?||In a world with its surplus of violence, how do we wage peace? How do we address and push back against the systemic violence in our nation and our cities? How do we address the pain and frustration caused by the larger forces that employ the violence o.||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarriage Vows||When a typical person hears “covenant,” their mind goes to land use or building restrictions. So today the prophet Jeremiah is going to help us grasp and envision what this covenant thing looks like, and he paints a vivid and very personal picture.||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnbreakable||If there was a fundamental belief in Protestantism that could serve as our mission statement, the cornerstone of our belief, it might be summed up by Ephesians 2: 8: “we are saved through no work of our own but only through the grace of God.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanContracts and Covenants||Have you broken any of the commandments TODAY? In truth, we are destined to fail. It’s inevitable. It’s part of our human fabric. God promises to deliver us, to provide for us, to be with us. A covenant is a commitment by God,||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPromises We Can’t Keep||An empty pot is an opportunity for God to fill us up, perhaps with the help of others in our community. Do you ever feel as if you have nothing to offer? That your pot is bare and dry? Such pain can be deeply humbling and leave us empty.||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|