Commitment, January 2019

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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Indelible, Lent 5 2018

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 […]

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Blessed, Lent 2 2017

Morsels & Stories: I talked about pnuema and ruach and the wordplay Jesus and Nicodemus engaged in.   Sermon:  Abram is blessed to be a blessing.  What he, and we, get wrong and the enduring good news of God’s blessing.   The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely […]

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Through a Baptismal Lens, February 2017

Stories & 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.   Listen:

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Choose Life, February 2017

Stories & 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.   Listen:

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Because God Loves Us, Lent 5 2015

Today we hear Jeremiah remind us of God’s promise, “I will be your God and you will be my people.”  How do we become a people who reflect our God? The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Jeremiah 31:31-34.   Listen:

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Faithful and Failure

God gives the Ten Commandments, not as edicts from on high, but as the next step in a very unequal relationship.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Exodus 12:1-17.   Listen:

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Promises, Lent 1 2015

After the flood, after Noah builds his ark, after the dry ground reappears, God makes a promise, a covenant, the first of many that we’ll hear this Lent.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Genesis 9:8-17. Listen:

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