Continuing with our sermon series on The Sermon on the Mount, this weeks sermon focused on the passage where Jesus says, "You are the salt of the earth ... you are the light of the world." I had a really great idea to do a children's sermon where we all tried salt-free popcorn and then added salt to see the difference in taste but apparently salt-free microwave popcorn is not a thing? At least it wasn't at Stop & Shop. The "healthy" ones all have sea salt. I suppose I could have used a popcorn maker, but that wasn't going to happen on a Sunday morning, ha!
Anyway, this is a text that is kind of hard to preach because it's fairly straightforward. But there were three things jumped out at me that I thought were worth reinforcing, so I just did a sermon in kind of a bullet-point format instead of just making one point (if that makes sense?). I've gotten a lot of positive feedback from my congregation, so I hope you get something out of it, too!