A New Kind of Family

Sermon Text:  Acts 2:42-47 & 1 Peter 2:1-10 & John 15:1-11

Family can be a wonderful thing, or not! Some families look forward to gathering together, while others dread the holidays precisely because that’s when they gather. A woman told me once that when she was growing up she dreaded every meal with her family because her father was so strict about table manners that everyone was on edge. You don’t pick your families like you do your friends. Even adoptions come with many unknowns about personalities and health and childhood traits that may blossom into success or develop into failure in the adult. All things considered, Sally and I are lucky to have the families we do. I don’t know where I’d be without the love and care of my family. How about you?...Read full sermon here (PDF)