Sermons

July
1
2018

Sermon; 6 Pentecost/Proper 8B; Mark 4:35-41

In Ordinary Time of Year B we are on a journey with Mark to . . . where? . . . we are on a journey with Mark to the cross. Remember, Mark is a Passion Narrative with an extended beginning, and...

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June
24
2018

Sermon; 5 Pentecost/Proper 7B; Mark 4:35-41

Over the past few weeks we have begun the process of getting acquainted with Mark not only as a Passion narrative, but as a story that sees Jesus' life as pointing to the cross almost from the...

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June
10
2018

Sermon; 3 Pentecost/Proper 5B; Mark 3:20-35

In last week's sermon I pointed out that Mark's ultimate focus is the cross. Mark is a Passion Narrative with an extended prologue, therefore Mark sees the life of Christ as sacrificial, as a life...

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June
3
2018

Sermon; 2 Pentecost/Proper 4B; Mark 2:23 - 3:6

We have come out of what some people refer to as liturgical time – Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter – and have officially moved into Ordinary Time. During liturgical time the...

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May
27
2018

Sermon; Trinity Sunday

When you get right down to it there are only a few things that fall under “doctrine” in the Church, those things that the Church says are required to be an orthodox Christian. Those...

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