Palm Sunday 2018

Morsels & Stories: I talked about what I say during the welcome announcements and why. Sermon: Peter denies Jesus three times before the rooster crows twice.  What can we learn from Peter’s history of getting it wrong? The lessons can be found by clicking here. (link) I worked most closely with Mark 14.1-15.47. Listen: 

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Palm Sunday 2017

Morsels & Stories: I talked about the anti-semitism that some of the Good Friday rubrics are responding to.  I used some of the suggestions in Amy Jill Levine’s The Misunderstood Jew. Sermon: There were two parades entering Jerusalem that day.  And a whole other group of people plotting and scheming.  How do we understand where […]

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SR: Darkest Hour Palm, Sunday 2014

Link: Darkest Hour, Palm Sunday 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: Palm/Passion Sunday is wonderful and really hard to preach. And I don’t know how not to say something. I started thinking about how attractive Jesus must have seemed, riding into Jerusalem. It could all be real…and then we’re outside the tomb, […]

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Darkest Hour, Palm Sunday 2014

Things started so well… Listen: If you are interested in the colleague I mention, her twitter feed is @AmberBelldene. Information about her books, her blog, and more information about being a priest who writes romance can be found at amberbelldene.com.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 26:14-27:66.

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Palm Sunday, 2011

The Lessons for Palm Sunday can be found here. I worked most closely with Matthew 21:1-11. Palm Sunday starts with Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. Which is actually really important to everything that comes next, right? (This sermon is interactive. I do my best to make sure that the sense of the conversation is picked up […]

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