Parable Mad Libs, July 2014

Parables are stories we’re invited to play with. This morning we experimented mad lib style.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 13:31-33,44-52.   Listen:

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Horses, Wheat, Weeds July 20, 2014

What kind of story it is often depends on where you stop the story.  We know that ours will end with the Resurrected Christ but our stories aren’t over yet.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43.   Listen:

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Sermon Round-Up: June 22 2014, Proper 7/OT12

Vacation this Sunday and next so I’m not preaching. Off eating gelato with seminary classmates and talking theology with colleagues instead. What I might have preached: The dean while I was at seminary made a habit of praying for ‘peace with justice.’ Which I liked because although I was used to praying for peace and […]

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SR Different not Dangerous, Epiphany 6 2014

Link: Differeent no Dangerous, Epiphany 6 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: “pluck out your eye…cut off your hand” I’ve been fascinated with this passage since a rather bad sermon in preaching class. It’s a hard section in a hard section. And yet I keep trying to sort it out in a […]

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