Fiery Advocate, Easter 2022

I joined the lovely people at St Thomas’s Anglican Church this morning. I worked most closely with Acts 16.6-15. The Lectionary starts at verse 9. Here’s what I said:

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Glorify, Easter 2022

I love this passage. I think many preachers do. “Love one another as I have loved you” is rich in theology and potential sermon directions. I got hung up on the first bit, “When he had gone out…” Which points to how much else is going on.Here’s what I said: I worked most closely with […]

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St Paul, Easter 2022

Today we get St Paul’s call story, so we talked a bit about who St Paul was and what having him as our patronal saint might mean. I worked most closely Acts 9.1-19a.

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Rabbouni, Easter 2022

We have so few of the stories of Jesus and Mary Magdalene. This story, this resurrection appearance, hints at such a rich history. They knew each other so well. I worked with John 20.1-18.

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Renew April 2021

Every year I’m entranced and amused by the resurrected Jesus eating fish while his disciples watch. Here’s what I said this year: I worked with Luke 24.36a-48 and the prayer over the gifts.

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Easter 2021

Alleluia! Christ is Risen! I worked most closely with Mark 16.1-8.

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That we all may be one, Easter 2020

Jesus prays that his followers may be one as he and the Father are one. Which I’ve always heard with a mournful tone as the Church is so often not one. Right now, as Churches are open so differently and we are learning new answers to the question of how we are a community, this […]

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Love and Command, Easter 6 2020

Jesus offers his disciples the comfort of “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”  Which, as a person who sometimes struggles with following Jesus, doesn’t always sound comforting.  How do we hear that in ways that help us navigate our world today? I worked most closely with John 14.15-21.  You can find the […]

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God our Rock, Easter 5 2020

I drew heavily on the themes of God as a rock, safe place, and refuge that can be seen in the Psalm and reading from 1 Peter.  The readings can be found here (link). Listen:

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Green Pastures and Still Waters, May 2020

I love the 23rd Psalm.  I think most of us do.  I spent a lot of time thinking about the Psalm and Jesus’s promise that he offers abundant life. I worked most closely with Psalm 23 (link). Listen:

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