A sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, John 14:23-29 Being a Christian, doing the work that we are called to do, to live a life that runs counter to the prevailing culture, to stand against those who would make others less than, who would create levels of society where lack of care and concern, … Continue reading an advocate for peace
A Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, John 13:31-35 Love. If there is one thing you take away from the gospel teachings of Christ, if there is one thing you take away from the work of the apostles, the work of Paul, even the promises found in the eschaton, the end times, as revealed … Continue reading disciples of the way
A sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, May 5, 2019 John 21:1-19 We mark today as a celebration for the rogation days. In our received tradition, this celebration has come to mark the beginning of the planting season, a blessing for crops and plants, for prosperity and protection. There is much more to this … Continue reading stewards
A sermon for Easter Sunday, Luke 24:1-12 We begin our morning in mourning at a tomb. There is a somber feeling as we approach this place. There lies our teacher, our leader, our friend, our Messiah. And, this tomb itself isn’t even supposed to be Jesus’ final resting place (although how true that is, is … Continue reading RISEN!
A sermon for Palm Sunday, Luke 19:38-40 Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest heaven! Jesus enters into the great city of Jerusalem today in the same way he has engaged in all of his ministry leading up to this point, by … Continue reading change the narrative