Sermon Round-Up: Chickens and Stars, Lent 2

Due to a Church swap this week, I was behind the altar but not in the pulpit across town. So no sermon. Here are some of my favorites from around the interwebs. A lot about chicken and stars: Priest Lightcap reminds us that Jesus is the “the mama hen who will place herself between the […]

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Knowing Our Story, a sermon for Lent 1 2-17-13

The lessons for Sunday can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Deuteronomy 26: 1-11. Knowing our story helps us tells us who we are. Our story tells us why we do the things we do. Our story, the story of the people of God, reminds us that we are Beloved. (I […]

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Palm Sunday, 2012

The lessons for Palm Sunday can be found at this link: Palm Sunday lessons. I worked most closely with the Gospel readings starting in Mark 11. The week started so well. And then, well…. It’s a little bit like life, isn’t it? (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon starts. Thank […]

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Lent 5, 2012

The lessons for this Sunday can be found at this link: Lent 5. I worked most closely with Psalm 119 and Jeremiah 31:31-34. “I treasure your promise in my heart, that I may not sin against you.” Except, of course, that we aren’t so good at this…but Jeremiah promises a better option. (There will be […]

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Lent 4, 2012

The readings for this Sunday can be found at this link: Lent 4 Readings. I worked most closely with Numbers 21:4-9. There are snakes in the Lectionary! Poisonous snakes. And what does it all have to do with hope. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. This is one of […]

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Lent 3, 2012

The lessons for this Sunday can be found here. I worked most closely with 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. I love debating, but that doesn’t mean I want to answer when Paul asks for a debater. Of course, Paul isn’t playing fair. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon starts. Thank you for […]

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Lent 2, 2012

The Lessons for Lent 2 can be found here. I worked most closely with Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16. No matter where Abraham goes, what happens, something very important keeps happening. This sermon was preached for the last service at St John’s. The Parish made the hard decision to close. Listen: Lent 2, 2012

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Ash Wednesday, 2012

The lessons for Ash Wednesday can be found here. I worked most closely with Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21. Lent is a time for re-examination and repentance. One tool for helping with this is a Rule of Life. Also I mention funny trivia about Benedict and the Benedictine Rule. (There will be a few moments of silence […]

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Good Friday 2011

The lessons can be found by clicking here. A sermon for Good Friday Click to listen: Good Friday, 2011

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Maundy Thursday, 2011

The lessons for Maundy Thursday can be found here. I preached on the Eucharist which is in the collect and 1 Corinthians 11:23-26. Eucharist is theological central to what we do. Maybe it should become central to how we live? (There will be a few seconds of silence before the sermon starts. Thank you for […]

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