Lent 5, 2012

The lessons for this Sunday can be found at this link: Lent 5. I worked most closely with Psalm 119 and Jeremiah 31:31-34. “I treasure your promise in my heart, that I may not sin against you.” Except, of course, that we aren’t so good at this…but Jeremiah promises a better option. (There will be […]

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The First Yes

She said yes. Well, technically, I had asked-slashed-offered to help lead the next time this event was put on and she said, “I think you could be very good at that.” To my 15 year old self, it was a yes of magnitude. When I think back to me at this time I want to […]

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Lent 4, 2012

The readings for this Sunday can be found at this link: Lent 4 Readings. I worked most closely with Numbers 21:4-9. There are snakes in the Lectionary! Poisonous snakes. And what does it all have to do with hope. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. This is one of […]

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Lent 3, 2012

The lessons for this Sunday can be found here. I worked most closely with 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. I love debating, but that doesn’t mean I want to answer when Paul asks for a debater. Of course, Paul isn’t playing fair. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon starts. Thank you for […]

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General Convention, The National Budget, and Twitter

First, a couple of disclaimers. (1) I’ve been trying to write various posts on aspects of these topics for a couple of weeks now and have nothing coherent–yet. (2) I love Twitter. (3) I get tired of defending the ability to have a conversation on Twitter. So when I realized that I had a conversation […]

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Lent 2, 2012

The Lessons for Lent 2 can be found here. I worked most closely with Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16. No matter where Abraham goes, what happens, something very important keeps happening. This sermon was preached for the last service at St John’s. The Parish made the hard decision to close. Listen: Lent 2, 2012

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