Silent Night, Christmas 2018

Morsels & Stories: I read Jan Brett’s The Wild Christmas Reindeer  Sermon: Happy Anniversary!  I mean, y’all came to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Silent Night. No? I worked most closely with Silent Night and Luke 2:1-14, which you can find here (link). Listen:

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City of Peace, Nov 2016

Morsels & Stories:  I read a short excerpt from Glennon Doyle Melton’s memoir Love Warrior.  You can find her blog here.   Sermon: I join Isaiah in talking about Jerusalem, (ירושלים in Hebrew), the City of Peace.   The lessons for today can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Isaiah 65: 17-25. […]

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Religion(s) of Peace, November 2015

Morsels and Stories: I talked about options for how to participate in Communion (or Eucharist). Sermon: I preached about a Christian response to the deaths in Paris, Beirut, and Baghdad.  How do we respond to violence, even when it’s done in the name of a peaceful religion? The lessons for today can be found by […]

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Peace, People, and Prayer

Part of what I inherited when I came to the Church I serve was a labyrinth with a Peace Pole in the middle. Due to a variety of reasons, we now worship in a space not near them. So I found out via email that our pole had recently been vandalized. The four sides of […]

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