For the Benefit of Non-Members, Lent 4 2014

“The Church is the only society that exists for the benefit of non-members.” (Widely attributed to Archbishop of Canterbury William Temple) Listen: The lessons can be found by clicking here.  This is one of the rare occasions where I didn’t work with them much. You can find the Anglican Church of Canada Catechism question I […]

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SR Water Enough, Lent 3 2014

Link: Water Enough, Lent 3 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: I’d preached on the woman at the well last year and wasn’t ready to go back there. I love preaching on water because it means baptism. Somewhere I got stuck on the question of enough water. And then “enough water for […]

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Water Enough, Lent 3 2014

The Israelites in the desert.  Jesus and the woman at the well.   And the question is do we have water?  Enough to drink? Enough to share? Listen: The lessons can be found by clicking here.

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To Elevate the Host

It was January 2002, the weekend before my 2nd semester of college began. It was the beginning of my acceptance of a priestly vocation and I was sitting in a room at a Church 5 hours away from home, further from college. A priest, whom I’ve known for years and love and respect, said that he […]

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Sermon Round-up: Lent 2 2014

After the mad dash of the last six months, I’m taking a few days off to sleep, unpack and enjoy my new home. As is my custom, here are some of the sermons is particularly enjoyed for Lent 2. Priest Downs, Revealed Honesty and the Christian “Repeating back the liturgy with our noses in a […]

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SR Pledges and Priorities, Lent 1 2014

Link: Pledges and Priorities, Lent 1 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: Having not been on the ball with scheduling the Sunday for St Peter’s Scout Troop to join us and make their Scout Pledges, Lent 1 became Scout Sunday. Which became a significant part of sermon preparation. I wanted to acknowledge […]

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Dustiness, Ash Wednesday 2014

“Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.” Listen: The lessons can be found by clicking here.

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And the video…

With Ash Wednesday this week I’m not getting a sermon review done.  (Shortest version: I think I could have done a better job of integrating ideas; really enjoyed some other sermons–and you can find sermons I listen to under about me.) But, I referenced a Dempter’s Bread commercial.  For all of you who watch less […]

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