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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More than “As you wish”, Easter 5 2016

Morsels & Stories: I talked about where “Alleluia” comes from and what the Hebrew word means.  I wrote the Hebrew out in large print for the congregation, but the wikipedia page (here) also has the Hebrew text. Sermon: Why today’s Gospel had me thinking about The Princess Bride all week. At the end of the service […]

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Morsels and Stories, Easter 4 2016

Morsels and Stories: It’s Good Shepherd Sunday so I talked about some of the places shepherds show up in the Bible.     The lessons can be found by clicking here.     Listen:

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God is patient and kind, January 2016

Stories and Morsels: We talked about Church and why I love Annual Meetings. Sermon: God is patient.  God is kind.  A sermon on the impossibility of the “wedding” passage.  Plus a behind the scenes story from my wedding. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Cor 13. Listen:

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Promising Love, Oct 2014

As Christians we make promises we cannot keep.  Fortunately our God has more invested in love.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked with Joshua 24:1-3a,14-25.   Listen:

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Why The Episcopal Church?

I drove to and from my vestry meeting last night listening to episodes of The Collect Call.  If you don’t listen to Brendan and Holli, I heartily recommend this.  I enjoy it because they are church-y but they are also just plain delightful and entertaining.  Holli and Brendan offer The Collect Call as part of […]

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