A sermon for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 10:30am Sunday services Mark 5:21-43 We have two stories today. It might seem odd at first glance that Mark would choose to insert a full story and illustration into the middle of what appears to be a perhaps entirely unrelated different … Continue reading claiming one’s right in faith
A short article written for the June 2018 Cathedral Chimes We all know the Episcopal Church is an institution that loves its sense of tradition. We are very particular about how we approach the beauty of our liturgy, the expression of our faith, the spread we put out for coffee hour, because of the traditions … Continue reading on baseball and tradition
A sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 10:30am Sunday services 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48 “See what love the father has given us, that we should be called children of God and that is what we are.” This is perhaps the hardest thing to accept in our faith. … Continue reading children of God
A sermon for the Second Sunday of Lent, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 10:30am Sunday services Mark 8:31-38 We open today with Jesus quite openly sharing the fate that awaits him. This is shocking, and more than a little strange. Why would a man, a teacher, a prophet, a man who some are coming … Continue reading human things
A sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent, preached at the 10:30am service A messenger is crying out from the wilderness, a singular voice saying prepare. Prepare the way of the Lord. Make his paths straight. Lift the valleys and make low the mountains and hills. Make level the uneven ground, the rough places plain. … Continue reading cry out!