complacent

A sermon for the Sixth Sunday After the Epiphany, Luke 6:17-26 There is a danger in becoming complacent in our faith. There are are a number of factors that can lead to this complacency. It can be such hard work to work on ourselves that when we get to a state of equilibrium, we feel (perhaps rightly) deserving of a break, a point of rest, … Continue reading complacent

prophetic

A sermon for the fourth Sunday after the Epiphany; Jeremiah 1:4-10, Luke 4:21-30 It’s dangerous to be a prophet. Prophets, by the very nature of their role, of the trust and faith that has been placed in them, the gift that has been put upon them by God, stand out apart from the people and culture of their time. They raise awareness of something else. A different … Continue reading prophetic

renew

A Sermon for the first Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord  We are united to Christ in baptism. The story of Christ’s baptism is a story of connection, of access, of identity, and it enables us to reproduce the act so that we too may be connected to Christ, to God. Baptism is our rite of initiation, a welcoming … Continue reading renew