Posts Tagged With: Anglican

Water in the Desert, Lent 3 2019

a trickle of water flows in front of rock with a sparse bit of greenery growing.  Blue text reads: water in the desert, and the url https://theologybird.com

Morsels & Stories: I talked about the Book of Alternative’s theology and services for reconciliation. You can find the BAS as a pdf here [link].

Sermon: Come to the water? What about when the water seems to be gone?

The lessons for today can be found by clicking here [link]. I worked most closely with Isaiah 55.

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Jesus our Mother Hen, Lent 2 2019

A chicken on a bit of wood, with grass in the background.  The text reads, "If God is the mother hen, will we be her chicks and seek her refuge?"
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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

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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 most closely with Romans 10: 8B-13.

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Stories on the Way Home

The background shows a paved road in the mountains, on the side of a valley lake.  Over the water is the text "What story will you tell on the way home?" and the url: https://theologybird.com

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 worked most closely with Luke 9:28-43.

March 10 Edited to correct the audio file so you can listen to the sermon I describe. Apologies!

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Measuring Flour and Grace, February 2019

A flour spills from a glass jar onto a wood surface.  The text "Do we measure grace out like flour?" is over the flour.  below is the url https://theologybird.com

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

Over a picture of multicoloured koi, text reads "you have been fishers of people since the Holy Spirit fished you out of Baptismal Waters."
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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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Commitment, January 2019

Image of a book with its pages being flipped open.  Text across the top reads: To remember who, and whose, we are: God's People.
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Morsels & Stories: We talked about healthy conversation in preparation for our Annual Meeting.

Sermon: Ezra reads the Torah. But what gets skipped? Why? But if we hear the Scripture differently?

The lessons for today can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Nehemiah 8: 1-10.

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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

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Christmas Jammies, Advent 2018

Morsels & Stories: A few weeks ago we talked about when the offertory was blessed.  When do the blessings end?

Sermon:  What Christmas Jammies have to do with the reading from Baruch?

The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with Baruch 5:1-9.

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Vulnerability, November 2018

Vulnerability is Christ-likeMorsels & Stories:  I talked about stewardship and economics.

Sermon: “How long will you make a drunken spectacle of yourself?”  An impolite question and the Church in the 21st century.

The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with 1 Samuel 1:4-20.

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