Loved, Lent 4 2017

Morsels & Stories: I read a story from Does God have a Big Toe?   Sermon:  I draw a comparison between the man born blind and Job.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with John 9:1-41.   Listen:  

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Living Water, Lent 3 2017

Morsels & Stories:  As we’ll be reading banns of marriage for a parishioner I talked about the history of marriage and why we don’t often reads banns anymore. Sermon: Phoenicians, living water, and inimical seas. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  While I worked with both Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:5-42, I was […]

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Blessed, Lent 2 2017

Morsels & Stories: I talked about pnuema and ruach and the wordplay Jesus and Nicodemus engaged in.   Sermon:  Abram is blessed to be a blessing.  What he, and we, get wrong and the enduring good news of God’s blessing.   The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely […]

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Know who you are, Lent 1 2017

Morsels & Stories:  I talk about our Old Testament reading and apples and pomegranates.   Sermon: What part of resisting temptation is having a community know and remind us of who we are?   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 4:1-11.   Listen:  

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Ash Wednesday 2017

The Gospel for Ash Wednesday begins with, perhaps, the most Anglican verse, “Beware of practicing your piety before others.”  But Jesus is getting at a lot more than where we pray.     The lessons for Ash Wednesday can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21     Listen:

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