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 …

Sermon for Easter 4, Year B April 22, 2018

Acts 4:5-12                                          Psalm 23                              1 John 3:16-24                                   John 10:11-18 Every year since becoming a priest, I have gone on vacation immediately after celebrating the Easter Services and taking communion to …

Sermon for Easter Sunday, Year B April 1, 2018

Acts 10:34-43                     Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24                      1 Corinthians 15:1-11                      Mark 16:1-8 When Saul was on the road to Damascus he was stopped by our risen Lord and his life was changed …

Homily for Maundy Thursday March 29, 2018

Exodus 12:1-14                  Psalm 116: 1, 10-17         1 Corinthians 11:23-26                    John 13:1-17, 31b-35 This service is about the last supper.  We participate in the last supper each time we celebrate the …

Sermon for Lent 5, Year B March 18, 2018

Jeremiah 311:31-34                         Psalm 51:1-13                    Hebrews 5:5-10                                 John 12:20-33 Next Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week – arguably, the most important week of our church year.  During Holy Week we …

Sermon for Lent 2, Year B February 24, 2018

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16                     Psalm 22: 22-30                                 Romans 4:13-25                Mark 8:31-38 In my college World Literature class, my professor explained the concept presented in a book by saying, “You are only …

Sermon for Lent 1, Year B February 18, 2018

  Genesis 9:8-17                                   Psalm 25:1-9                       1 Peter 3:18-22                                  Mark 1:9-15 Last Wednesday, after the school shooting in Florida, there was a picture of the parents who had gathered outside the …

Homily for Ash Wednesday February 14, 2018

  Joel 2:1-2, 12-17                Psalm 103:8-14                  2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10                Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Over the course of about six years I went from driving a beer truck to working as hospital …

Sermon for Last Sunday after Epiphany, Year B February 11, 2018

2 Kings 2:1-12                    Psalm 50:1-6                                       2 Corinthians 4:3-6                           Mark 9: 2-9 Our church year is punctuated by two dates:  Christmas and Easter.  And, since the date of Easter varies from …