The Worshiping Church: An Epiphany Sermon

Text: Matthew 2:1-12 I. What does it mean to be Christ’s Church?  Some churches are defined by the families who make up the congregation.  One story is of a church made up of the Tate family. Dick Tate was the patriarch of the family and had been a deacon for as long as anyone couldContinue reading “The Worshiping Church: An Epiphany Sermon”

Epiphanies create transformative events of self-awareness

Have you ever had an epiphany?  An epiphany is an awakening in which a person comes to terms with a new perspective on life.  In church, we often speak of revelation—God’s self-disclosure to humanity in history—but very rarely do we speak of epiphany. Epiphany has to do with illumination, a sudden inner-realization that becomes aContinue reading “Epiphanies create transformative events of self-awareness”