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
A sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, John 12:1-8 I want to take a moment as I begin to note that there is a lot happening in today’s Gospel. It takes place at the home of post-raised Lazarus and Martha and Mary. Constant figures throughout the story of Jesus’ ministry throughout the region. Trusted … Continue reading with you
A sermon for the Third Sunday in Lent, Luke 13:1-9 The bearing of fruit is an ever-present theme throughout the gospels. It really is a handy way of thinking about the time and care and attention that is required of people of faith in order to bear the fruits that are inherently within us, that … Continue reading bearing fruit