Sermons

October
26
2014

God Machine or Freedom?

Proper 25 2014 

Matthew 22:34-46

Love God and Love your neighbor as yourself. These are powerful words, a prescription of how to live faithfully. How do we love God? What does loving God above...

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October
19
2014

Proper 24, 2014: Questioned loyalty

Matthew 22:15-22

Paying taxes in the Roman world was no more popular than it is today. We too may resist paying our “share” for what seems like more support for the wealthy than for the...

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October
12
2014

Wedding Dress

Proper  23 2014: 

Matthew 22:1-14

What do you wear to a wedding banquet? What difference does it make if the king is the host?

We all receive invitations to events that require our...

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September
28
2014

Proper 21

The gospel passage focuses on authority: by what authority do you do these things, the leaders asked Jesus. In response they got a question: Did the baptism of John come from heaven or was it of...

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September
21
2014

Proper 20 2014

What happens in Matthew’s Gospel before Jesus tells the parable of the workers in the vineyard?

Pop quizzes are fun for the teacher, not often for students.

Just prior to the parable of the...

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