God’s Love in the face of Terror, October 2018

Morsels & Stories:  We talked about the offertory plates and when they are blessed in the service. Sermon:  This was a hard week full of horrible news.  How do we respond?  How does God call us to respond? The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I preached with Hebrews 7:23-28 in the direct […]

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Threshold of Love, Pentecost 2018

Morsels & Stories: We talked about ways the Holy Spirit appears and acts. Sermon:  The Holy Spirit moves the disciples from inside to outside, from fear to action.  Happy Birthday to the Church! The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with Acts 2:1-21. Listen: 

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Sent in Love, Easter 6 2018

Morsels & Stories: I read from The Spy on Noah’s Ark Sermon: Jesus compares his relationship with God to our relationship with Jesus while Peter lives that out. The lessons can be found by clicking here. (link)  I worked with Act 10:44-48 and John 15:9-17. 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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Ash Wednesday 2018

Dear friends in Christ, every year at the time of the Christian Passover we celebrate our redemption through the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Lent is a time to prepare for this celebration and to renew our life in the paschal mystery. We begin this holy season by remembering our need for […]

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Speaking Love into Chaos, Baptism of Our Lord 2018

Morsels & Stories: I read “Magi” from Edward Hays’ The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop.     Sermon: In our baptism God speaks love into our chaos, which is what God does.     The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Genesis 1:1-5.   Listen: 

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Fear and Love, Good Friday 2017

Today Jesus dies a horrible death. Because of us. Our fear, our need for power.     The lessons for today can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Jn 18:1-19:42.     Listen:

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Ash Wednesday 2017

The Gospel for Ash Wednesday begins with, perhaps, the most Anglican verse, “Beware of practicing your piety before others.”  But Jesus is getting at a lot more than where we pray.     The lessons for Ash Wednesday can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21     Listen:

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Holy Cross, 2016

St Peter’s has a mid-week service and have been working toward recording and occasionally posting those sermons.  My mid-week sermons are often shorter and closer to extemporaneous.  This year the Feast of Holy Cross Day fell on a Wednesday.   The lessons can be found by clicking here. You can watch “The West Wing” scene […]

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God throws a party, September 2016

Morsels & Stories: We spend some time talking about our favourite parts of  Scripture. Because this was interactive and personal, much of it may not have recorded well.  I’d invite you to ponder the questions yourself in those times.   Sermon: It’s all about the party.   The lessons for today can be found by […]

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