Back of the bread, August 2018

Morsels & Stories: We finished our read of Good Goats. Sermon: In a first, I sing during the sermon. The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with John 6. Listen:   

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Into the Mystery, August 2018

Morsels & Stories:  I talked about non-theological books that have had a significant impact on my life, leadership, and theology. Sermon:  What is the eucharist?  Queen Elizabeth I weighs in. The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with John 6: 51-58. listen: 

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Morsels and Stories, Lent 2

Today I didn’t preach, but recorded Morsels and Stories. Part 2 of our Eucharist series we talk about the Bible and Eucharist.  (the 5 min version)  How long have we celebrated Eucharist?   Listen:

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Unschedulable Spirit

It started at lunch. We were a church-y group at a church-y gathering. I don’t remember how we wound our way to this topic, but we started wondering why our schedule, replete with initial meetings of all of The Episcopal Church’s Councils, Commissions, and Boards (CCABs), didn’t include Eucharist. Being nerdy Church nerds, we understandingly […]

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SR: Amid the Crumbs, Easter 3 2014

Link: Amid the Crumbs, Easter 3 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: I was not supposed to preach this week. But due to email and schedule mishaps I did. There were two bits of the Gospel that had grabbed me. When Jesus asks the disciples what thugs had happened and the brokenness […]

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Binding, Maundy Thursday 2014

Here we are bound, in eternity, to each other, to Christ. Listen:   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

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To Elevate the Host

It was January 2002, the weekend before my 2nd semester of college began. It was the beginning of my acceptance of a priestly vocation and I was sitting in a room at a Church 5 hours away from home, further from college. A priest, whom I’ve known for years and love and respect, said that he […]

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Sermon Review: Proper 13, Ephesians, Baptism, and Eucharist

Sermon Review Link: Proper 13 8-5-12 Summary of what I was saying and why: Ephesians 4 starts with a great section on Christian unity. Which is really difficult and we never quite achieve, but we keep practicing. A lot more than you may think. Especially through our baptism and Eucharist. Theology: Baptismal and Eucharistic theology […]

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