That we all may be one, Easter 2020

Jesus prays that his followers may be one as he and the Father are one. Which I’ve always heard with a mournful tone as the Church is so often not one. Right now, as Churches are open so differently and we are learning new answers to the question of how we are a community, this […]

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Love and Command, Easter 6 2020

Jesus offers his disciples the comfort of “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”  Which, as a person who sometimes struggles with following Jesus, doesn’t always sound comforting.  How do we hear that in ways that help us navigate our world today? I worked most closely with John 14.15-21.  You can find the […]

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Good Friday 2020

Good Friday is hard to preach this year.  I generally agree with Nadia Bolz-Weber that we shouldn’t preach from our rawest places, but this is where I–and I suspect most of us–am.  The world seems pretty terrible and scary right now.  But I also found preaching incredibly important for today because this is where we […]

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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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