Sermon for Proper 8, Year B July 1, 2018

Wisdom of Solomon 1:1-15, 2:23-24            Psalm 30              2 Corinthians 8:7-15             Mark 5:21-43 Today’s lesson from the Wisdom of Solomon contradicts what we teach.  We teach that God …

Sermon for Proper 7, Year B June 24, 2018

Job 38:1-11                          Psalm 107: 1-3, 23-32                     2 Corinthians 6:1-13                        Mark 4:35-41 Today’s readings all share one thing in common – suffering.  We know the story of Job and all that …

Sermon for Proper 6, Year B June 17, 2018

Ezekiel 17:22-24                   Psalm 92:1-4,11-14           2 Corinthians 5:6-10, [11-13],14-17          Mark 4:26-34 Planting seeds.  Jesus uses the metaphor of seeds in many of his parables – and with good …

Sermon for Proper 5, Year B June 10, 2018

Genesis 3:8-15                   Psalm 130                                            2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1                     Mark 3:20-35 When I was working as a Hospice Chaplain I visited with a man who said he learned to read late in …

Sermon for Trinity Sunday, Year B May 27, 2018

Isaiah 6:1-8                                         Psalm 29                              Romans 8:12-17                                    John 3:1-17 Since last weekend more and more people have listened to recordings of the Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preach at the royal …

Sermon for Pentecost, Year B May 20, 2018

  Ezekiel 37:1-14                   Psalm 104:25-35, 37                        Acts 2:1-21                 John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 Our reading from Ezekiel is a favorite among many who enjoy singing the old spiritual song, Dem Bones.  …

Sermon for Easter 7, Year B May 13, 2018

Acts 1:15-17, 21-26                          Psalm 1                                 1 John 5:9-13                                      John 17:6-19 Next Sunday is Pentecost, the day we celebrate the birth of the church, and the day we read about the …

Sermon for Easter 6, Year B May 6, 2018

Acts 10:44-48                                     Psalm 98                              1 John 5:1-6                                        John 15:9-17 I’ve been enjoying our readings from the Acts of the Apostles this Easter Season because they provide us with an account …

Sermon for Easter 5, Year B April 29, 2017

Acts 8:26-40                        Psalm 22: 24-30                                                 1 John 4:7-21                         John 15:1-8 Our reading this morning from the Acts of the Apostles is one that says so much more than we …