St Paul’s, as part of The Diocese of Edmonton, canceled public worship until the end of the month. In the decade or so of recording and posting my sermons, I’ve learned that even just hearing the sermon can be an important point of contact for people who can’t, for a variety of reasons, come to […]
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.
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 […]
Morsels & Stories: I talked about what I say during the welcome announcements and why. Sermon: Peter denies Jesus three times before the rooster crows twice. What can we learn from Peter’s history of getting it wrong? The lessons can be found by clicking here. (link) I worked most closely with Mark 14.1-15.47. Listen:
Morsels & Stories: I talked about the Corporation and Vestry of the Parish and the Canons. You can find the Canons of our Diocese here. (link) Sermon: I love Jeremiah and a lot of the reason might be right in this chapter. God gives Jeremiah a promise for a people. The lessons can be found […]
Morsels & Stories: I talk about laetare or mothering Sunday. Sermon: What if John 3:16 is an idol of the Church, and what if, maybe, the weird story about the snakes can help us understand idols and redeem John 3:16? The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked with Num 21:4–9 and John:14-21. […]
Edmonton got a decent amount of snow between Friday night and Sunday morning so our worship was a bit more intimate than normal. Instead of our usual Morsels & Stories we started with a really interactive section. I did my best to make sure the gist of the conversation got caught by the mic. Thank […]
Morsels & Stories: I read “The Spy on Noah’s Ark” from The Spy on Noah’s Ark: Bible Stories From the Inside Out Sermon: Why do you laugh? Why did Noah? The lessons for today can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Genesis 17:1–7 15–16. Listen: