Category: Writings of the people


The Great Commision

A sermon preached by Bob Keller on June 19th, 22011 based upon Matthew 28: 16 – 20.  Cowboy Joe was telling his fellow cowboys back on the ranch about his first visit to a big-city church. “When I got there, they had me park my old truck in the corral,” Joe began. “You mean the […]


Into Our Doubting Hearts

A sermon preached by Bob Keller on May 1, 2011 based upon John 20:19 – 31. Play theme from CSI: Miami – Won’t Get Fooled Again (The Who 1971 – Who’s Next?) Anyone recognize that?  That’s the theme song from CCSI: Miami.  That’s part of the very popular CSI franchise playing on TV.  There’s CSI, […]


Hold on to Christmas

A sermon given by Bob Keller on December 26th, 2010 based upon Matthew 2: 13 -23 Christmas is a time when we think of journeys.  I met Connie nearly 41 years ago, in January of 1970 and we started dating soon thereafter.  We were both in high school.  I proposed to her in 1973 and we were married […]


Written on our hearts

A sermon preached by Bob Keller on October 17, 2010 based upon Jeremiah 31:27 – 34. Over the past several days there has been a lot of talk in the news about contracts.  The Fox Network and Cablevision are working on one as we speak.  For Fred Schlosshauer’s sake, I hope they can get one […]


Here I Am, Lord

A sermon preached by Bob Keller on June 27, 2010 based upon Luke 9: 51 – 62. Mother Teresa said, “One filled with joy preaches without preaching.” Being here with you, as it does every Sunday, fills me with joy and, according to Mother Teresa should negate the need for me to preach, but I’m […]


Faith and Doubt

A sermon preached by Bob Keller on April 11th, 2010 based upon John 20: 19 – 31. We all have our favorite Bible stories and the one that was just read for us from John’s Gospel is one of mine.  It’s also one of the very few scriptures that always appears in the same place […]


Being Jesus’ Friend, by Bob Keller

A sermon preached by Bob Keller on May 17th, 2009 based on John 15: 9 – 17 The Gospel lesson that David just read for us is part of what is often referred to as Jesus’ “farewell address” to his disciples.  Last week we learned about “connectedness” as Jesus used the metaphor of a grapevine […]