Sample Sermons

The Earth Is the Lord’s
By Reverend R. Charles Grant, D.Min.
April 29, 2007 – Bon Air Presbyterian Church, Richmond, VA
Texts: Psalm 8, Psalm 24:12, Genesis 1:1-5, 26-31, Romans 8:19-24
What does global warming have to do with Christian faith? Everything. We are stewards, not owners. Earth is the arena for both God’s grace and God’s judgment.

Let Everything that Breathes
By Kirk Nave
April 29, 2007 – River Road United Methodist Church, Richmond, VA
Texts: Job 12:7-10; Psalm 148; Psalm 150
The science of global warming paints a stark picture. Our actions can change the predictor models. We can praise the Lord through wise choices.

The Great Connection
By Bass Mitchell
July 16, 2006 – Ivy Creek United Methodist Church, Charlottesville, VA
Texts: Psalm 24
We are all connected and must take care of our neighbors, including the plants and animals.

Love God, Love Your Neighbor
The Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham
Sermon preached at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
San Francisco, CA

Earth Sunday Sermon
Text: John 21:1-19
By the Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham, Episcopal
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
Text: John 21:1-19
When doing things the old way doesn’t work, cast your nets on the other side of the boat: try something new.