Rancher and Isaiah, August 2019

I was back in the pulpit today!  New Church, so no more Morsels & Stories. I preached on ranching and why we come to church. You can find all the lessons here (link). Listen:

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Jesus our Mother Hen, Lent 2 2019

Morsels & Stories: I read Dorcas’s story from Grit and Grace. Sermon: Jesus sets up a parallel between a fox and a mother hen, Herod and himself. The lessons can be found by clicking here [link]. I worked most closely with Luke 13:31-35.

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Immigrant, Lent 1 2019

Morsels & Stories: We had a brief conversation about what Lenten Disciplines people have adopted. Sermon: Paul lays out what it takes to be a Christian. And I ponder what it means to belong to our community given our tradition is rooted in immigration. The lessons can be found by clicking here [link]. I worked […]

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Stories on the Way Home

Morsels & Stories: I propose a lenten discipline of reading theology, along with some book suggestions that don’t require a theology degree to read, understand, or learn from. Sermon: Jesus goes up a mountain to pray. What a story Peter, James, and John didn’t tell. The lessons for today can be found here [link]. I […]

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Measuring Flour and Grace, February 2019

Morsels & Stories: I read the Ark of the Covenant’s story from  The Spy at Jacob’s Ladder. Sermon: Making pies and changing the world. The lessons for today can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 6:27-38.

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Fishers, February 2019

Morsels & Stories: I talked about fiction and the theology I’ve found and loved there. Sermon: I preach on making fishers, of fish and people. The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 5:1-11.

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Gifts, January 2019

Morsels & Stories: We talked about Church Wardens. Sermon: Paul lists gifts and Jesus turns water into wine, and all of that offers us challenge and promise as we prepare for our Annual Meeting. The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with 1 Cor 12:1-11 and John 2:1-11 Listen:

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Third Thoughts, Baptism of Our Lord 2019

Morsels & Stories: I read from Does God Have a Big Toe? Sermon: I cite a favourite theologian of mine: Terry Pratchett. What can Discworld teach us about the Holy Spirit? The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 3:15-17 21-22 Listen:

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Where is the child? Epiphany 2019

Morsels & Stories:  We talked about the magi and Epiphany chalk blessings. Sermon: The magi show up in the wrong place, asking the wrong person the right question.  How do we understand and find those still asking the right questions? The lessons for today can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely […]

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Silent Night, Christmas 2018

Morsels & Stories: I read Jan Brett’s The Wild Christmas Reindeer  Sermon: Happy Anniversary!  I mean, y’all came to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Silent Night. No? I worked most closely with Silent Night and Luke 2:1-14, which you can find here (link). Listen:

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