transfiguration

A sermon for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany, Luke 9:28-36 We bring this season of ordinary time to a close this Sunday, reconnecting with the joyous event of life and light we celebrate on January 6, the Epiphany. Throughout this season of ordinary time there is an emphasis on the themes of light and dark. This feels especially fitting for us, in this place, … Continue reading transfiguration

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

appearances

A sermon for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday After the Pentecost, Mark 12:38-44 The gospel lesson this morning is harsh. Live into your faith, fully, completely, without hesitation, without boasting and strutting for all to see, with the greatest self-sacrifice, with the commitment to truly be a person of faith, forgoing the expectations of the watching public … Continue reading appearances