A Banquet for Justice, October 2017

Morsels & Stories: I talked about St Peter’s Stewardship package, which went out today.   Sermon: This is a tough parable Jesus offers us this week.  Let’s unpack it a bit.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Matthew 22:1-14.   Listen:   

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Spotted Knapweed and Kingdom Gardens, July 2017

Morsels & Stories: I did some show and tell with the main traveling communion sets I use.   Sermon: How does pulling spotted knapweed as a child interact with Jesus’ parable of the weeds?     The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Matthew 13:24-30 36-43.   Listen: 

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A God of Relationship, Lent 4 2016

Morsels & Stories:  In our continuing discussion of Eucharist, I talked about bread and many of the levels of significance that lie behind the bread we share in Eucharist.   Sermon:  The son comes home, deserving nothing, and is received with joy. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Lk 15:1–3. […]

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Friends not food, Proper 11 June 2015

This week was actually the readings for proper 11, last week was ten and I mistyped. Morsels and Stories: Amen Fish are friends not food. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked with Mark 4:26-34. Listen:

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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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Proper 12, 2011

The lessons for this Sunday can be found here. I worked most closely with Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52. Parables are always challenging to interpret and today we have 5 of them. What are the links, meanings, and the hope? (There will be a few seconds of silence before the sermon starts. Thank you for your patience.) […]

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