Sermons

At the Cathedral, our sermons seek to faithfully exposit the Scripture and display relevant application to modern life while seeking to reveal the gospel in every passage.

The Sufficiency of Grace

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 The self-sufficient individual is the great American archetype, even a founding principle, yet our experience tends to contradict this aspiration, and we meet […]

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God’s Kingdom Grows

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | Mark 4:26-34 As even the green-thumb-challenged are aware, good seeds grows. And seed of the Kingdom grows in all times and places. Yet we Jesus’ […]

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Giving

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Matthew 6:19-24 How can we know who we are serving? Jesus indicates that our approach to money goes along way in determining who exactly our […]

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Lord of the Sabbath

Pastor Ra’Shan Wilson | Mark 2:23-28 Each of us needs alignment to the Truth, and that alignment always entails an assignment. The alignment of Mark’s Gospel, it’s assignment, is revealing Jesus […]

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God Come Near

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | John 14:8-17 2000 years removed from Christ’s ascension, we can feel that God is absent from a world filled with suffering and brokenness. Yet Jesus has […]

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No Condemnation

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | 1 John 5:6-15 The condemnation of the human heart, to be slated for inevitable destruction, produces deep shame and accompanying morbid behaviors. For Christians there […]

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A Fearless Love

Mr. Jacob Graudin | 1 John 4:7-21 If “perfect love casts out fear,” then why are so many Christians bound by fear of conflict, rejection, or discomfort? While talking about love […]

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Legendary Love

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | 1 John 3:11-24 A restaurant is only as good as the dish it’s known for. Likewise, the measure of the Christian church is what is […]

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The Truer Story

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Luke 24:36-49, 1 John 1:1-2:2 Many of us feel like we’re characters in the wrong movie; life feels like it doesn’t align with our deepest […]

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The Great Surprise

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Surprises are often a good thing, but when they run counter to expectations, they can quickly turn sour. The people of Israel were expecting […]

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The Resurrected Identity

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Romans 7:12-25 The difference between animation and live-action in film is infinitely wide, yet in our suspension of disbelief can be uncannily similar. Likewise, true […]

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The Crucified Identity

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | Mark 8:31-38 Everyone wants to be a winner. Often we identify ourselves by our affiliation with the “winning side,” whether it’s in sports, politics, or ideologies. […]

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Stewards of the Gospel

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 For every Christian, the gospel is the primary vocation to which we are called. But Christ uses all our various gifts […]

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The Untamable Lord

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Mark 1:21-28 Over the 2,000 years of Church history, Christians and non-Christians alike have tried to tame the radical power and authority of Jesus. Despite […]

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Repent and Follow Me

The Very Rev. Dr. Justyn Terry | Mark 1:14-20 Jesus begins his ministry with a proclamation and an invitation. The proclamation is one of repentance and of God’s Kingdom, and the […]

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Come and See

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | John 1:43-51 After John’s poetic prologue, his gospel becomes a story of witnesses who invite others to come and see Jesus. In an age where many […]

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The In-Between Space

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Mark 1:7-11 John the Baptist strikes a singular figure within the Gospel narrative, entering Israel’s culture at a turning point unlike any before. His ministry […]

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Expectations & Hopes

Pastor Ryan Thompson | Luke 2:1-20, Matthew 2:1-6, 9-11 Christmas comes loaded with anticipation of what might be received, yet inevitably brings some measure of disappointment. Did the amazing story of […]

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Awaiting the King

Mr. Jacob Graudin | Psalm 96 While we tend to keep politics and religion at arm’s length during the holidays, Christmas deals directly with both. The Incarnation of Jesus brings with […]

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Those Who Dream

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Psalm 126, Isaiah 65:17-25 Although our society often venerates famous “dreamers”, visionaries who lead the way forward, yet it is also the case that to […]

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