SR Jesus and The Doctor, Christ the King 2013

Link: Jesus and The Doctor, Christ the King 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: I start with the line from Jeremiah, “the days are surely coming.” And with that ran toward eschatology. I took a bit from Moltmann, a bit of sacrificial Eucharistic atonement, and Doctor Who. I wound up considering just […]

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I Choose to Stay

A recent post by Tony Jones on Theoblogy called for a schism over the question of women’s ordination.** This has kicked off some response. I, as a woman ordained in a liberal branch of Christ’s Church, don’t agree. You might think that I’d appreciate the solidarity for women’s ordination. After all I get quizzical looks and questions […]

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SR Things that Last 17Nov2013

Link: Things that Last, 17 November 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: Everything is temporal. One of my mentors told me that. It all decays, deteriorates, gets torn down. Even the things that matter to us. That matter to the people we leave them too. Except water, wine, bread. Jesus’s followers have […]

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Things that Last, a sermon for 17 Nov 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked with Luke 21:5-19. Jesus announces the end of everything.  All of the lasting things we build. Listen:

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SR P27/OT32 not preaching on Haggai

Summary of my planned sermon *explanation* I have chronic migraines. Horrible, daily medication chronic migraines. Once, maybe twice a year, a migraine rises to the standing-is-a-BAD-idea lever. That it happened on a Sunday was insult to injury. Thank you to the people of St Peter’s who rose to the occasion.) I was going to preach […]

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SR Budgeting Grace, All Saints 2013

Link: Budgeting Grace, All Saints 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: All Saints was also the first Sunday of our pledge month. And I didn’t want it to be a “saints=money, give us money.” Our response, faithful and wise, to our inheritance is about stewardship. Theology: hagiology and stewardship Jesus Count: low […]

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Budgeting Grace, All Saints sermon 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I leaned toward Ephesians 1:11-23, but mostly preached hagiology (Sainthood). I was taught that budgets were important–and that grace doesn’t have a budget. Listen:

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