Deserts, Lions, and the Spirit Lent 1 2016

Morsels & Stories: I started our Lenten look at Communion by touching on what the catechism says about it. Sermon: “Be sober, be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls like a roaring lion.”  Has been in my head all week.  So I talked about that. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked mostly […]

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Beloved Imperfection, Ash Wednesday 2016

I invite you therefore, in the name of the Lord, to observe a holy Lent by self-examination, penitence, prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, and by reading and meditating on the word of God. Let us kneel before our Creator and Redeemer. (BAS, 282) The lessons can be found by clicking here. Listen: (This is my sermon […]

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Because God Loves Us, Lent 5 2015

Today we hear Jeremiah remind us of God’s promise, “I will be your God and you will be my people.”  How do we become a people who reflect our God? The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Jeremiah 31:31-34.   Listen:

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Faithful and Failure

God gives the Ten Commandments, not as edicts from on high, but as the next step in a very unequal relationship.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Exodus 12:1-17.   Listen:

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A Covenant of Laughter, Lent 2 2014

God makes a (third!) Covenant with Abraham.  And Abraham and Sarah laugh, as they should.   The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Genesis 17:1-7,15-16.   Listen:

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SR Bound by Toilet Paper, Lent 5 2014

Link: Bound by Toilet Paper, Lent 5 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: As so many others do, I love Ezekiel and the dry bones. And I can’t read it without hearing a story of (re)creation. And then with Lazarus the question of how bound we are appeared. Theology: Salvation Jesus Count: […]

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Bound by Toilet Paper, Lent 5 2014

Creation, Ezekiel, Lazarus.  How are we bound? Listen:   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Ezekiel 37:1-14 and John 11:1-45.  The creation account used is from Genesis 2.  

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Sermon Round-up: Lent 2 2014

After the mad dash of the last six months, I’m taking a few days off to sleep, unpack and enjoy my new home. As is my custom, here are some of the sermons is particularly enjoyed for Lent 2. Priest Downs, Revealed Honesty and the Christian “Repeating back the liturgy with our noses in a […]

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SR Pledges and Priorities, Lent 1 2014

Link: Pledges and Priorities, Lent 1 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: Having not been on the ball with scheduling the Sunday for St Peter’s Scout Troop to join us and make their Scout Pledges, Lent 1 became Scout Sunday. Which became a significant part of sermon preparation. I wanted to acknowledge […]

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Dustiness, Ash Wednesday 2014

“Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.” Listen: The lessons can be found by clicking here.

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