Rancher and Isaiah, August 2019

I was back in the pulpit today!  New Church, so no more Morsels & Stories. I preached on ranching and why we come to church. You can find all the lessons here (link). Listen:

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Water in the Desert, Lent 3 2019

Morsels & Stories: I talked about the Book of Alternative’s theology and services for reconciliation. You can find the BAS as a pdf here [link]. Sermon: Come to the water? What about when the water seems to be gone? The lessons for today can be found by clicking here [link]. I worked most closely with […]

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Jesus our Mother Hen, Lent 2 2019

Morsels & Stories: I read Dorcas’s story from Grit and Grace. Sermon: Jesus sets up a parallel between a fox and a mother hen, Herod and himself. The lessons can be found by clicking here [link]. I worked most closely with Luke 13:31-35.

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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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Stories on the Way Home

Morsels & Stories: I propose a lenten discipline of reading theology, along with some book suggestions that don’t require a theology degree to read, understand, or learn from. Sermon: Jesus goes up a mountain to pray. What a story Peter, James, and John didn’t tell. The lessons for today can be found here [link]. I […]

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Measuring Flour and Grace, February 2019

Morsels & Stories: I read the Ark of the Covenant’s story from  The Spy at Jacob’s Ladder. Sermon: Making pies and changing the world. The lessons for today can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 6:27-38.

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Fishers, February 2019

Morsels & Stories: I talked about fiction and the theology I’ve found and loved there. Sermon: I preach on making fishers, of fish and people. The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 5:1-11.

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Commitment, January 2019

Morsels & Stories: We talked about healthy conversation in preparation for our Annual Meeting. Sermon: Ezra reads the Torah. But what gets skipped? Why? But if we hear the Scripture differently? The lessons for today can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Nehemiah 8: 1-10.

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Third Thoughts, Baptism of Our Lord 2019

Morsels & Stories: I read from Does God Have a Big Toe? Sermon: I cite a favourite theologian of mine: Terry Pratchett. What can Discworld teach us about the Holy Spirit? The lessons can be found by clicking here (link). I worked most closely with Luke 3:15-17 21-22 Listen:

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Christmas Jammies, Advent 2018

Morsels & Stories: A few weeks ago we talked about when the offertory was blessed.  When do the blessings end? Sermon:  What Christmas Jammies have to do with the reading from Baruch? The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with Baruch 5:1-9. Listen:  

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