Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

Sermons by The Rev. Alfred T. K. Zadig Jr

All In

Seven years…that’s all it took.  King Solomon (son of King David) builds a temple for God that had to be seen to be believed!  Three stories high, thirty-foot high columns, cedar ceilings, cypress floors, olivewood doors, and more gold than Fort Knox!  How did Solomon accomplish this? 1st Answer: The Power of God. 2nd answer:…

The Cure for Betrayal

Have you ever been betrayed?  Today we will preach on one of the most powerful stories of betrayal in Scripture, David’s great sin of adultery.  Yes, it’s a story of sin, lies and cover-ups, but essentially it’s a story of betrayal. In one fell swoop, David betrays at least two humans, plus his nation, and…

Mind the Gap

The relationship between King Saul and David reads like a modern day “Law and Order” television episode.  David’s display of integrity is breathtaking. Jesus goes on to authentic David’s integrity by giving the Matthew 5 command:  Love your enemies. But how? Stay tuned. This sermon was preached on Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Being a “Boaz” Father

Provision!  It is certainly on the heart of every man on this Fathers Day.  The pressure of providing for families can be overwhelming. But just what is the most important thing that all fathers and father figures could provide?  Money? Food on the table? First things first, let’s glean from the story of Boaz and…

Empowered to Empower

Empowered to Empower.  Today we celebrate the power of Pentecost, that 50th day after Easter where the disciples receive the “empowerment” of the Holy Spirit.  Yet, if we read carefully back in the Old Testament book of Judges, we realize that Samson had also been empowered by the Holy Spirit. What’s the difference and what…

Motherhood: Fighting Decision Fatigue

All Christian women are mothers whether you have biological children or not, for the simple reason that all the children of our church need biological and spiritual mothers!  The enterprise of motherhood is an exhausting one, full of something called “Decision Fatigue.”  Motherhood can wear you out! Yet we learn in Joshua there is one key discipline…