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 Listen:

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Baptismal Relationship, Trinity 2018

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 […]

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Sent in Love, Easter 6 2018

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: 

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Amateurs in Baptismal Waters, Easter 5 2018

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 […]

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Speaking Love into Chaos, Baptism of Our Lord 2018

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: 

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Living Water, Lent 3 2017

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 […]

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Not Supposed to be here, Jan 2017

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 […]

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“The Same Spirit” January 2016

We had a baptism!  So Morsels & Stories got rolled up in that and wasn’t recorded. I preached on 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, a passage that has stuck with me since Confirmation, and my poor decorating decisions. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Cor 12:1-11. Listen:    

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Prevention, Easter 6 2015

Peter asks, “Who would prevent them from being baptized?”  And we pride ourselves on being welcoming.  Which isn’t the same thing.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Acts 10:44-48.   Listen: 

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