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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To Transfigure the World, February 2018

Morsels & Stories: We talked a bit about Lenten practices.  This was pretty interactive and I did my best to help the mic get everything.  Thank you for your patience.   Sermon:  Peter gets it wrong many many times.  This time I think we need to give him some slack…   The lessons can be […]

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Transfiguration, August 2017

Morsels & Stories:  I talked about the Calendar of the Church Year and why we celebrated the Transfiguration today.   Sermon:  I talked about the Transfiguration, the atomic bomb that fell on Hiroshima on this day, and how we are called to transform the world around us.   The lessons for today can be found […]

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Messy Transfiguration, February 2016

Morsels & Stories: I read from “Does God Have a Big Toe?” Sermons: Jesus takes Peter, James, and John up the mountain for the Transfiguration.  Nothing was by accident.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked mostly closely with Luke 9:28–36, (37–43). Listen:

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SR: The Flawed Inner Circle

Link: The Flawed Inner Circle Summary of what I was saying and why: Last week I had to announce that my parish is closing. As I was trying to write that letter I knew that part two, sort of unofficially, would be this sermon. I knew how the letter would end. I knew that part […]

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The flawed inner circle: a sermon for the last Sunday after Epiphany 2-10-13

The lessons for Sunday can be found byclicking here. I worked most closely with Luke 9:28-36. Jesus brings Peter, James, and John up the mountain where Moses and Elijah appear as Jesus is transfigured. This is an inner circle of amazing flawed people. Which might be why Jesus picked them. (There will be a few […]

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