What does the Bible say……, July 2021

I have questions on my mind. Obviously. I was really drawn into the similarities between these passages but a sermon talking about those seemed a lot more like a lecture. However, they also reminded me of one of my favourite questions to hear that also makes me a little nervous. I worked with both 2 […]

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Alone, June 2021

My favourite line in this sermon has little to do with the rest of it. But I make a road construction season joke. Anyway, here’s how my brain makes sense of David and Goliath in a time of pandemic. I worked most closely with 1 Samuel 17. 1a 4-11, 19-23, 32-49 but I strongly suggest […]

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Morsels and Stories, Easter 4 2016

Morsels and Stories: It’s Good Shepherd Sunday so I talked about some of the places shepherds show up in the Bible.     The lessons can be found by clicking here.     Listen:

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Struggle, July 2015

Morsels and Stories: Discipline not punishment Sermon: Struggle Today we hear some of David’s sins.  And it’s a text, along with others and much of our world and lives, that we should struggle with.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 2 SAMUEL 11:1-15. Listen:

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Sermon Review: Proper 12, David, Bathsheba, and sex

Sermon Review Proper 12 6-29-12 Listen to the sermon here Summary of what I was saying: David and Bathsheba have sex. Adulterous sex or possibly rape (the text is unclear about motivations). This leads to pregnancy, murder, and marriage. Both text and Jewish tradition are fairly silent about D&B’s motivations. Good News: The story is […]

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Proper 12, 2011

The lessons for Sunday can be found at this link. I worked most closely with 2 Samuel 11:1-15. David and Bathsheba have sex. And I preach on it. Because we need to hear this story. We need to hear all of the stories. There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon starts. […]

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David, dancing, and #GC77, a sermon for Proper 10, 2012

The lessons for Proper 10 can be found at this link: Proper 10. I worked most closely with 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 and the experience of having been at General Convention. David danced. And so did we. A sermon playing with the overlay of David’s story (I can’t resist some good Old Testament history) and […]

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