Risen Relationship, Easter 2015

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!  The Lord is Risen indeed! Alleluia!   The lessons can be found by clicking here.   Listen: 

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In Which Paul is Wiser, Easter 6 2014

Family jokes, a Christmas Party in Lent, and Paul in Athens….   The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Acts 17:22-31.     Listen:

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Amid the Crumbs, Easter 3 2014

They recognized him in the breaking of the bread…   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Luke 24:13-35. Listen:

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Resurrection Thinking, Easter 2014

This is a good day.  A day beyond science.  An inauguration of resurrection thinking. Listen:  The lessons can be found by clicking here.

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SR: Wellness and Fear, Easter 6 2013

Link: Wellness and Fear, Easter 6 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: Healing miracles are always challenging for me. How do I preach the truth of miracles (which I believe) without forgetting that too many of us are not healed? Do you want to be made well? Sometimes the answer isn’t yes; […]

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Wellness and Fear, Sermon for Easter 6, 2013 (audio)

The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with John 5:1-9. Jesus said to him, “Do you want to be made well?” And we touch on Monty Python’s The Life of Brian, the TV show House, and fear.

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Alleluias, joyous and wilted

Somewhere around the 4th or 5th week of Easter, I find myself remembering my friend, classmate, and colleague the Rev Cody Unterseher. I think about Cody not because the anniversary of his death is around this time of the year (April 25). I remember Cody because of what happened on Facebook in 2010. Cody and […]

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Dancing, Stretchers, and Sheep, a sermon for Easter 4 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with John 10: 22-30. Easter 4 is Good Shepherd Sunday. Which is hard for us to hear with depth. The poem is “A Divine Invitation” by Hafiz, from I Heard God Laughing.

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