• Alison Bucklin

    Contributing sermons since Oct 18, 2000
Alison's church

Vashon Presbyterian Church
Vashon, Washington 98070

About Alison
  • Education: DMin Pittsburgh Theological Seminary MDiv Bethel Seminary
  • Experience: 11 years solo pastor, small church
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  • Choosing Sides

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2023

    No matter who or what you are committed to, if Christ is not put first, all the other allegiances suffer as well.

    A few years ago, my sister played the female lead in a community theater production of a play called “Pack of Lies.” It was about a couple whose neighbors across the street were suspected of espionage; the British Secret Service asked their permission to establish a surveillance on them from the more

  • False Security

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2023

    No form of government can make up for the peoples’ failure to obey and honor God.

    It’s amazing which lessons we learn from our parents and which ones we don’t, isn’t it? Considering that I quit making my bed every day the minute I moved out, my mother would be amazed to realize how many lessons I do remember. One of my favorites is from a time when I think I was about 7 years more

  • Ill-Gotten Gains

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2023

    Jezebel took shortcuts to gain power and wealth and wound up being famous, but not in the way she wanted.

    How many women in this congregation are wearing makeup? How many of you actually feel rather undressed if you go out without your lipstick? My mother, who turned 104 in September, used to be so dependent on makeup she even wore lipstick and eye liner on hiking trips. I don’t often wear makeup more

  • Runaway Prophet

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2023

    Reporters chase Elijah down to Judah to get his side of the story and find out what comes next.

    Good morning. This is The News Hour with Azariah bar Jesse, bringing you a special report from Samaria in the kingdom of Israel on Thursday, September 23rd, in the 8th year of the reign of King Ahab Ben Omri. Today we have a newsmaker interview from Beersheba in Judah, where our special more

  • House Beautiful

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2023

    Why should we adorn the house of God? How should we? Should we?

    We’ve come a long way, haven’t we, since the Puritans trashed the glorious medieval churches of England and Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Henry VIII ordered the dissolution of the monasteries, melting down altarware and images, largely to enrich the civil treasury. Under Oliver Cromwell, though, more

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