A weekly Rector's Notes reflection for November 5, 2018 As part of this “Election Day-Eve” edition of my weekly rector’s notes, I want to talk a little bit about what politics and the church DO have to say to each other. Our lives are constantly bombarded by election news. Signs for candidates are going up … Continue reading vote!
A homily for All Saints Sunday, John 11:32-44 “Lazarus, come out!” And with that, a dead man has been raised, a life interrupted has restarted, Jesus has exercised his greatest act of healing and restoration (although not the first person he heals of death, certainly the most time has passed between death and healing). This … Continue reading all saints
A sermon for the 23rd Sunday after the Pentecost, Mark 10:46-52 When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Many sternly ordered him to be quiet, but he cried out even more loudly, “Son of David, have mercy on … Continue reading Bartimaeus
A sermon for the Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, Mark 10:35-45 Jesus gives his life as a ransom for ours. How can our lives possibly be that valuable? How is it that one man can sacrifice himself in place of us, and not just us, but all of us? How is it that this act of … Continue reading serve
An article for the weekly rector's notes of October 15 “We are the clay and you are the potter.” This imagery of being formed by God resonates deeply with me because of the intense care and attention that is alluded to within the statement, but also speaks to a saying I often hear from artists … Continue reading formation everywhere