The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Us, Advent 2014

The people of God have been telling Isaiah’s prophecy for a very long time.  Do we still believe it’s truth?   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11.   Listen:

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Kickstartering the Kingdom, Advent 3 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Isaiah 35:1-10. Goals, stretch goals, and the promises of the Kingdom. Listen:

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Map to Halfway, Advent 1 sermon Dec 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Isaiah 2:1-5. Isaiah holds up a vision of where we should be headed.  It’s the getting there that’s hard. Listen:

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Advent 4, 2012

The lessons for Sunday can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Luke 1:39-55. I love the Magnificat (now), but today I am struck by the space between Gabriel’s announcement and Mary’s song. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. Thank you for your patience.) Listen: Advent […]

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Advent 3, 2012

The lessons for Sunday can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Luke 3:7-18. Kindness, God’s love, and a tragedy. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. Thank you for your patience.) Listen: Advent 3, 2012

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Advent 2, 2012

The lessons for Sunday can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Luke 3:1-6. John calls us all to be prepared. And we are. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon starts.  Thank you for your patience.) Listen: Advent 2, 2012

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Advent 1, 2012

The lessons for Sunday can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Luke 21:25-35. There will be signs, Jesus says. But I don’t like the signs he talks about. And what sort of signs are we suppose to be? (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. Thank […]

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Advent 4, 2011

The Lessons for Advent 4 can be found here. I worked with 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16, Luke 1: 26-38, and Canticle 15 (Luke 1:46-55). The Ark of the Covenant, the Temple, Mary and Jesus. God has had a lot of ways of being with God’s people. And how has that worked? (There will be a […]

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Advent 3, 2011

The Lessons for Advent 3 can be found here.  I worked most closely with John 1:6-8, 19-28. The Pharisees and their friends have a question for John, “Who are you?” It’s a good question. But it’s not what they mean. Fortunately, John has more than one answer. (There will be a few seconds of silence […]

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