Falling Apart and Grace

Falling apart is human.   The most important thing I learned my senior year of university was that I could fall apart.  I was the over-achieving, still remember all the classes I didn’t get an A in in high school, early-to-rise-late-to-bed, whether because I’m an oldest child or as a coping mechanism after my mother’s […]

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Measuring Flour and Grace, February 2019

Morsels & Stories: I read the Ark of the Covenant’s story from  The Spy at Jacob’s Ladder. Sermon: Making pies and changing the world. The lessons for today can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 6:27-38.

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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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Grace for Discipline, Lent 2018

Morsels & Stories: I talked about the liturgical life-cycle of palms. Sermon: I preached on the collect today. Listen: 

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SR Budgeting Grace, All Saints 2013

Link: Budgeting Grace, All Saints 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: All Saints was also the first Sunday of our pledge month. And I didn’t want it to be a “saints=money, give us money.” Our response, faithful and wise, to our inheritance is about stewardship. Theology: hagiology and stewardship Jesus Count: low […]

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Budgeting Grace, All Saints sermon 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I leaned toward Ephesians 1:11-23, but mostly preached hagiology (Sainthood). I was taught that budgets were important–and that grace doesn’t have a budget. Listen:

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Sinners in hope of mercy, a sermon for Proper 19, 9-12-10

The lessons can be found by clicking here. What is life like when you live in hope and expectation of God’s mercy and grace? What is life like when you are always ready to extend God’s mercy and grace? Click to play: P19 nativity 9-12-10

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