Sermons

May
20
2018

Sermon; Pentecost 2018; Acts 2:1-21

On the day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit filled the room where the apostles had gathered together. Tongues of fire appeared and rested on them; and, like the bush that Moses saw, they burned but...

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May
13
2018

Sermon; Easter 7B; Acts 1:15-27, 21-26

We are now officially in a post-Jesus world; liturgically speaking, that is. The liturgical cycle spans the life of Christ on earth, from the Advent of his coming, to his birth, baptism, ministry,...

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May
6
2018

Sermon; Easter 6B; Acts 10:44-48

The Episcopal Church Welcomes You . . . say the signs and bumper-stickers. When I was in Montana the tag line for our two parishes was, “You are welcome here.” Three months ago I wrote...

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April
29
2018

Sermon; Easter 5B; 1 John 4:7-21, John 15:1-8

I am the true vine. Abide in me. As the branch must abide in the vine to be fruitful, so you must abide in Christ to be fruitful.

Okay, I'll admit it, I have a hard time with this one, and for at...

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April
22
2018

Sermon; Easter 4B; John 10:11-18

The 4th Sunday after Easter is referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. Every year on this day we have the 23rd Psalm, and every year on this day we hear from John 10, that chapter dedicated to...

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