Sermon for June 30, 2019 The great Swiss theologian, Karl Barth counselled preachers in the early 20th century to “take your bible and take your newspaper, and read both. But interpret newspapers from your Bible”. This morning, as we head into a holiday week and the marking of the July 4th
Sermon for June 23, 2019 It is enough! Elijah’s been working hard. He faithfully follows God's instructions, succeeds in turning the Israelites back to God in a dramatic public showdown, succeeds in bringing rain to end a three year drought in Samaria - all with God’s help of course. Now he’s had
Sermon for June 16, 2019, Trinity Sunday (Full Disclosure: this is a draft text written after the worship service of a sermon preached extemporaneously. Please do not cite without permission.) Many of you are sitting there thinking ‘you don’t look like Kathy’ and you’re right! I’m not Kathy. She
Sermon for June 9, 2019 Readings The following is a DRAFT of the homily and may vary from the recorded version. Please cite with permission. Happy Pentecost! Happy Birthday to the Church. Happy Gay Pride Month and a joyful entrance into the summer of 2019. This morning we mark the
Sermon for June 2, 2019 ROB: Good morning. A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of chaperoning our Parish’s trip to City Reach. Before wrapping up this year, Sam and Miles came up with a plan for us to coordinate our reflections in a way that we haven’t before and with more focus on what
26 May—Easter 6 Readings The following is a DRAFT of the homily and may vary from the recorded version. Please cite with permission. It is the sixth Sunday of Easter, the sixth Sunday in the season that reminds us that our lives are about more than our earthly responsibilities and the sum of
Download 19 May—Easter 5 Readings Below is a DRAFT text of the homily. It may vary considerably from the recorded version. Please excuse typos and grammatical errors, and do not cite without permission. The thing about having a lectionary—a set of assigned readings for each
Download 12 May—Easter 4 Readings Below is a DRAFT text of the homily. It may vary considerably from the recorded version. Please excuse typos and grammatical errors, and do not cite without permission. "La bergère"by maxguitare1 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 “I am the good shepherd.