SR Parable Mad Libs July 2014

Link: Parable. Mad Libs, July 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: I was quickly fascinated by the parable of the treasure in the field. And then even more fascinated by the idea of God finding us. Theology: Divine Love Jesus Count: low Good News: god delights in seeking us out. What did […]

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Parable Mad Libs, July 2014

Parables are stories we’re invited to play with. This morning we experimented mad lib style.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 13:31-33,44-52.   Listen:

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SR Horses, Wheat, Weeds, July 2014

Link: Horses, Wheat, Weeds, July 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: I ran across something discussing the tension between God’s mercy and justice. And then I started thinking about the different ways those were present in this story. Which connected back to the story about the farmer and the horse. Theology: mercy, […]

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Horses, Wheat, Weeds July 20, 2014

What kind of story it is often depends on where you stop the story.  We know that ours will end with the Resurrected Christ but our stories aren’t over yet.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43.   Listen:

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SR: Gardening, P10 OT15 13 July 2014

Link: Gardening, July 13 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: I got caught up in the last line where some produced 100, 60, or 30 fold. Particularly in the 70-fold difference. Which Jesus doesn’t seem to care about. Theology: kingdom-work Jesus Count: low Good News:Its about doing more than how much we’ve […]

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Gardening, July 13 2014

How and what goes into and comes out of a garden. A sermon for July 13 2014, Proper 10, Ordinary Time 15. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 13:1-9,18-23.     Listen:

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Being a Scholar Priest

“In all that you do, you are to nourish Christ’s people from the riches of his grace, and strengthen them to glorify God in this life and in the life to come.” Book of Common Prayer, 531 I was at Camp as the priest of the week. Right before bedtime, a Counselor brought a camper—an […]

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Sermon Round Up, OT14 P9, July 6 2014

Due to technical difficulties my recorded sermon disappeared. It was there at the end of the service but not when I went to upload it. So straight to other sermons I liked this week: Priest Kadel, Comfortable Words “Jesus’ words are comfortable and simple: Come to me, Everyone! Rest with me awhile. But people, often […]

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