Sermons

August
18
2019

Sermon; Proper 15C; Hebrews 11:29 - 12:2

Last week we began a stretch that will cover four weeks from the Letter to the Hebrews. That passage opened up with this sentence: “Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction...

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July
14
2019

Sermon; 5 Pentecost/Proper 10C; Luke 10:25-37

“What is written in the Law? What do you read there?”

This was Jesus' answer to the question, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” Answering a question with a question...

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July
7
2019

Sermon; 4 Pentecost/Proper 9C; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

“How big is your church?”

I get asked this question on a semi-regular basis. There are many reasons why people ask, some more valid than others. But it seems to me that the number one...

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June
30
2019

Sermon; 3 Pentecost/Proper 8C; Luke 9:51-62

“When the days drew near for Jesus to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.”

So begins the gospel lesson for today. Here we are on the third Sunday after Pentecost and...

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June
23
2019

Sermon; 2 Pentecost/Proper 7C; Luke 8:26-39

With the close of the Easter season, the day of Pentecost and Trinity Sunday behind us, we are now officially in the long, green season of Ordinary Time, the Season after Pentecost. Whereas the...

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