This sermon is what happens when I’m reflecting on God’s proclamation about Jesus being Beloved while Glennon Doyle’s first podcast of the new year begins with a take down of resolutions. I worked with Luke 3.15-17, 21-22.
I love Baptism. I love the Baptismal Covenant. I have also come to love this little group of believers Paul encounters in our Acts reading. I think they have some wisdom for us in this long time without sacraments. I worked most closely with Acts 19. 1-7.
A core part of my faith, my ordination, and my approach to the world is the Baptismal Covenant. So I always love preaching on baptism and the Sunday’s when we reaffirm our baptismal vows. And always feel like I haven’t done the job I’d like to. In the Scriptures for the day, I was particularly […]
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:
Morsels & Stories: I talked about sacraments, baptism, and why we enter into this sacrament. Sermon: This morning we’ll pray the Thanksgiving over Water, one of my favourites. I preached about why and the beautiful slipperiness of time baptism brings us to. The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely […]
Morsels & Stories: I read from The Spy on Noah’s Ark Sermon: Jesus compares his relationship with God to our relationship with Jesus while Peter lives that out. The lessons can be found by clicking here. (link) I worked with Act 10:44-48 and John 15:9-17. Listen:
Morsels & Stories: I talk about the Eucharist Prayer we’re using in Easter and some of the reasons I like the BAS. If you want to read the pages I talk about and don’t have a Book of Alternative Services, you can borrow one from St Peter’s or read them online here: link. Sermon: Where […]
Morsels & 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. Listen:
Morsels & Stories: As we’ll be reading banns of marriage for a parishioner I talked about the history of marriage and why we don’t often reads banns anymore. Sermon: Phoenicians, living water, and inimical seas. The lessons can be found by clicking here. While I worked with both Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:5-42, I was […]
Morsels & Stories: I talked a bit about the Baptismal Covenant, which I love. I manage to work in Commentary on the American Prayer Book, which I also love. Sermon: We back Peter’s story up a few verses and explore being out of place. The lessons for today can be found by clicking here. I worked […]