Immigrant, Lent 1 2019

Morsels & Stories: We had a brief conversation about what Lenten Disciplines people have adopted. Sermon: Paul lays out what it takes to be a Christian. And I ponder what it means to belong to our community given our tradition is rooted in immigration. The lessons can be found by clicking here [link]. I worked […]

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Gifts, January 2019

Morsels & Stories: We talked about Church Wardens. Sermon: Paul lists gifts and Jesus turns water into wine, and all of that offers us challenge and promise as we prepare for our Annual Meeting. The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with 1 Cor 12:1-11 and John 2:1-11 Listen:

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Community, Sin, and Forgiveness, January 2018

Morsels & Stories: I read a story about commandments from  The Spy on Noah’s Ark: Bible Stories from the Inside Out.   Sermon:  Paul seems to advocate for vegetarianism and I talk about Martin Luther.   The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Corinthians 8:1-13.   […]

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Morsels and Stories, Lent 2

Today I didn’t preach, but recorded Morsels and Stories. Part 2 of our Eucharist series we talk about the Bible and Eucharist.  (the 5 min version)  How long have we celebrated Eucharist?   Listen:

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Made by God, Epiphany 4 2015

Paul writes about eating idol meat, and how idols are empty because they were made by human hands.  Humans, of course, were made by God.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Corinthians 8:1-13. Listen:  

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Jesus Questions, September 2014

The Pharisees play “Questions with Jesus” in today’s Gospel. What do we do with Jesus Questions.   The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked Matthew 21:23-32.   Listen:

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SR In Which Paul is Wiser, Easter 6 2014

Link: In Which Paul is Wiser, Easter 6 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: I love this story. Paul in Athens at the altar to an unknown God. Early last week, I was talking about some troubling part of theology and how I resolved it for myself with Genesis 1. All things […]

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In Which Paul is Wiser, Easter 6 2014

Family jokes, a Christmas Party in Lent, and Paul in Athens….   The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Acts 17:22-31.     Listen:

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SR Paul and the Beer Rule, Epiphany 3 26Jan2014

Link: Paul and the Beer Rule, Epiphany 3 2014 Summary of what I was saying and why: I don’t preach on a text from one of the Epistles, so when this section of 1 Corinthians called to me, I went with it. After that I wanted to talk about differences and divides without letting the […]

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Paul and the Beer Rule, a sermon for 26 Jan 2014

Paul’s letter to the Corinthians and the SPI Beer Rule. The Beer Rule is actually the Beer Principle and can be found over here at the Scholar Priest Initiative. Listen: The lessons can be found by clicking here.

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