Sermons by Henry Brinton


Elijah and his Stratolaunch

Speaker: | February 11, 2018

Elijah and his Stratolaunch February 11, 2018 2 Kings 2:1-12 “The Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind” (2 Kings 2:1). Yes, a whirlwind. That was the best flying technology...


The Isaiah Olympic Biathlon

Speaker: | February 04, 2018

The Isaiah Olympic Biathlon February 4, 2018 Isaiah 40:21-31 Pyeongchang is a county is South Korea, which I had never heard of until just a few months ago. If I’m pronouncing it wrong, I will...


Go Fish!

Speaker: | January 21, 2018

Go Fish! January 21, 2018 Mark 1:14-20 Exactly 17 years ago, on Sunday, January 21, 2001, I began my work as pastor of Fairfax Presbyterian Church. It was a cold day, and the heat to...


Come and See

Speaker: | January 14, 2018

Come and See January 14, 2018 John 1:43-51 Riverside Methodist Church in Occoquan has a black Jesus. Pastor Harley Camden noticed it the first time he walked into the small Sanctuary and looked up at...


Rocky Starts

Speaker: | December 31, 2017

Rocky Starts December 31, 2017 Matthew 2:1-15; Matthew 16:13-20 I love Christmas because it is a season of love, joy, and new life. We celebrate the birth of Jesus, and look forward to seeing what...


Christmas Eve in Space

Speaker: | December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve in Space December 24, 2017 John 1:1-14 On Christmas Eve in 1968, three men were orbiting the moon. They were the three astronauts of Apollo 8, and they spent the holiday taking turns...


Merely Christian

Speaker: | December 17, 2017

Merely Christian December 17, 2017 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Religious books are big business. Here in the U.S., sales revenue has been around $500 million per year. About 50 million religious books are sold each year,...


From Fad to Foundation

Speaker: | December 03, 2017

From Fad to Foundation December 3, 2017 Mark 13:24-37 Fidget spinners. You’ve heard of them, haven’t you? Clearly, one of the hottest toys of 2017. A fidget spinner is a little device that has blades...


Benedict’s Sheep

Speaker: | November 26, 2017

Benedict’s Sheep November 26, 2017 Matthew 25:31-46 One of my favorite places in the world is the Isle of Iona, off the west coast of Scotland. It is a rocky and rugged place, where the...


Prepping for the Apocalypse

Speaker: | November 19, 2017

Prepping for the Apocalypse November 19, 2017 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Emergency preparedness. We hear a lot about the need to make our homes, schools, and churches safe. Shootings and bombings seem to be in the...