A weekly Rector's Notes article, April 8, 2019 Our communal experience of faith is worship. It was what draws us together each Sunday, it is how we as a community experience the presence of Christ in one another, in ourselves. But, worship shouldn’t end with the closing hymn and dismissal. There is a beauty in … Continue reading worship & go
A sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 10:30am Sunday services John 15:1-8; 1 John 4:7-21 When I worked as a Campus Ministry Intern at Kansas State University, one of my primary responsibilities was waking up three college students (all freshman my first year) and arriving at the local … Continue reading bear fruit not fear
A sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent, preached at the 10:30am service A messenger is crying out from the wilderness, a singular voice saying prepare. Prepare the way of the Lord. Make his paths straight. Lift the valleys and make low the mountains and hills. Make level the uneven ground, the rough places plain. … Continue reading cry out!
A sermon for the Last Sunday after Pentecost, preached at all services Matthew 25:31-46 Righteous and accursed, sheep and goats, right hand and left hand, at the end of days, the end of this phase of creation, all that will be left will be to go before Jesus, sitting upon the throne of judgement, and … Continue reading the least
A sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 8am Sunday services Matthew 22:1-14 The gospels, at their heart, are a collection of stories. Now, this is not a sermon about how the gospels are simply stories that teach us things, but aren’t real, and shouldn’t be regarded as such, … Continue reading storytelling