Sermon for Epiphany 1, Year C January 13, 2019

Isaiah 43:1-7                       Psalm 29                                              Acts 8:12-17                        Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 In February I will begin a teaching series which I have titled, A Walk through the Prayer Book.   In it, we …

Sermon for Proper 20, Year B September 23, 2018

Jeremiah 11:18-20                            Psalm 54                              James 4:13-4:3, 7-8a                       Mark 9:30-37 In our reading from the letter of James, we are asked, “Who is wise and understanding among you?”  A couple of …

Sermon for Proper 19, Year B September 16, 2018

Isaiah 50:4-9a                       Psalm 116:1-8                                  James 3:1-12                                      Mark 8:27-38 Today’s gospel story takes place in Caesarea Philippi.  Jesus asks his disciples who they think he is and Peter says, “You …

Sermon for Proper 16, Year B September 9, 2018

Isiah 35:4-7a                                       Psalm 146                                            James 2:1-17                      Mark 7:24-37 “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works?”  James, who tradition …

Sermon for Proper 17, Year B September 2, 2018

Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9                Psalm 15                  James 1:17-27                         Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Our Old Testament and Gospel readings today are about the Laws of Moses, the laws established by …

Sermon for Proper 11, Year B July 22, 2018

Jeremiah 23:1-6                        Psalm 23                           Ephesians 2:11-22                            Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Jeremiah begins our reading with, “Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of …

Sermon for Epiphany 3 January 21, 2018

Jonah 3:1-5, 10                                  Psalm 62:6-14                    1 Corinthians 7:29-31                         Mark 1:14-20 In the Episcopal Church we talk about Scripture, Reason, and Faith as being the foundation for the practice of …