Ash Wednesday, 2012

The lessons for Ash Wednesday can be found here. I worked most closely with Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21. Lent is a time for re-examination and repentance. One tool for helping with this is a Rule of Life. Also I mention funny trivia about Benedict and the Benedictine Rule. (There will be a few moments of silence […]

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Epiphany Last, 2012

The lessons for the Last Sunday after Epiphany can be found here. Light changes everything. The light of the Transfiguration. Candlelight. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. Thanks for your patience.) Listen: Epiphany Last, 2012

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Priestly Time Juggling

I tell people that my life is a juggling act where the goal is not to drop the same ball every week.  If you’ve ever seen me (attempt to) juggle, you’d have an appreciation for just how appropriate this image is. Time management is challenging.  For all of us.  A Google search for “time management” […]

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Epiphany 6, 2012

The lessons for this Sunday can be found here. I worked most closely with 2 Kings 5:1-14 and Mark 1:40-45. Naaman and the (disobedient) leper both come to a difficult realization. Healing isn’t about them. Listen: Epiphany 6, 2012

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Epiphany 5, 2012

The Lessons for this Sunday can be found here. Isaiah talks about the glory of God, Jesus heals Simon’s mother-in-law, and I toss in a Heinlein quote. N.B. The Heinlein quote comes from Time Enough for Love. Listen: Epiphany 5, 2012

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What if the Church had a Divine feel?

Another round has broken out in the gender and Church debates. Also known as the “should I be allowed to do my job” debates. For the record, I don’t anticipate an end to this debate, or even an uneasy truce within my lifetime. The fact that women are allowed to preach, teach, and celebrate the […]

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