Epiphany

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

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Where is the child? Epiphany 2019

what if the only way toMorsels & 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 with Matthew 2:1-12.

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Speaking Love into Chaos, Baptism of Our Lord 2018

God speaks love into our chaosMorsels & Stories: I read “Magi” from Edward Hays’ The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop.

 

 

Sermon: In our baptism God speaks love into our chaos, which is what God does.

 

 

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Genesis 1:1-5.

 

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Through a Baptismal Lens, February 2017

through-baptism-we-practice-seeing-the-worldthrough-the-grace-of-godStories & Morsels: I talked about one of the symbols of baptism, it’s history and presence in St Peter’s Baptismal Font.

 

 

Sermon:  Leviticus, the Sermon on the Mount, and the Baptismal Covenant.

 

You can find the lessons by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18.

 

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Choose Life, February 2017

choose-lifeStories & Morsels: I read the story “Moses” from Does God have a Big Toe?

 

Sermon: Why Deuteronomy is a book we shouldn’t always skim over.

 

You can find the lessons by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Deuteronomy 30:15-20.

 

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Salty, February 2017

saltMorsels & Stories: I talked about why and how we clean up after communion.

 

Sermon: Why salt isn’t like other spices.

 

 

The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 5:13-20.

 

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Fishing, Jan 2017

loveMorsels & Stories: I read the story “Daughters of Z” from And God Remembered. It’s based off a story in Numbers 27.

 

Sermon: Fishing for fish and fishing for people.

 

The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 4:12-23.

 

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Scruffy Dogs in God’s Kingdom, Jan 2017

scruffy-dogsMorsels & Stories: We took some time to brainstorm all of the ways the Holy Spirit is active in St Peter’s.

 

Sermon: I tell a story about my dog, a stray dog, and the odd ways the Holy Spirit works.

 

The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with John 1:29-42.

 

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God of Eagles, Epiphany 5 2015

Robyns SermonsMount up with eagles wings…great motivational poster with a deep and enduring theology behind it.

 

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Isaiah 40:21-31.

 

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Made by God, Epiphany 4 2015

Robyns SermonsPaul writes about eating idol meat, and how idols are empty because they were made by human hands.  Humans, of course, were made by God.

 

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Corinthians 8:1-13.

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