Sunday was a first. My computer decided to suddenly shut down in the middle of my sermon. I’m very thankful that the lovely people at St Paul’s responded to my sudden disappearance with calm patience. (This was, of course, live on the internet. Yay?) Thanks to the miracle of edited audio files, below is a […]
A seminary classmate did an exegesis on “Jesus remember me when you come into your kingdom” and said that every time she heard that lesson she heard the Taize melody. And now I do too. When and where are Jesus’s Kingdom? The lessons for today can be found here.
A New Testament professor taught me that parables should surprise us. Not in a jump-scare sort of surprise, but in a way the reveals to us the work God is interested and involved in. Today’s parable hasn’t surprised me for awhile. So I dug into it this week and, as I’d hoped, God was still […]
Morsels & Stories: I talked about the differences in the Apostle’s (which we used in Easter) and the Nicene Creed (which we use most of the time). For this I wrote the Creeds out in two different colours of ink. That is still up at Church but I’d encourage you to do something similar if […]
Morsels & Stories: I talked about the Calendar of the Church Year and why we celebrated the Transfiguration today. Sermon: I talked about the Transfiguration, the atomic bomb that fell on Hiroshima on this day, and how we are called to transform the world around us. The lessons for today can be found […]
Morsels & Stories: I read from Does God have a Big Toe? about Max, the angel who was a camel. Sermon: Jesus talks about the Kingdom of God in a lot of ways. The lessons for today can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Matthew 13: 31–33 44–52. […]
Morsels and Stories: We talked a bit about The Hon Capt Davis, the first rector of St Peter’s and military chaplain. You can read more about his military career here. Sermon: The widow’s mite is about the widow and her mite, and what the people of God weren’t (and aren’t) hearing in Jesus’ comments. The […]