Sermons

February
5
2017

Epiphany 5A

You are the salt of the earth.

You are the light of the world.

All of the commentaries I have are in agreement that these statements from Jesus are of a corporate nature.  The...

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January
29
2017

Micah and the Beatitudes

The Sermon on the Mount spans three chapters – 5, 6, and 7 – in Matthew, and is the longest collection of teachings/sayings in the gospel.  It is also the centerpiece of Matthew's...

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January
22
2017

Epiphany 3A

What are we waiting for?  That, I think, is the question we need to ask ourselves.

Last week, if you remember, I discussed how the image of seeing was so prevalent in the gospel and in this...

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January
15
2017

Epiphany 2A

Last week we participated in the baptisms of Leoni, Lila, and Dean.  Last week we reaffirmed our own baptismal vows by promising to continue in worship, prayers, repentance, evangelism; in...

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January
8
2017

Epiphany 1A

The Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord

Today we celebrate the baptism of Jesus by John in the Jordan.

Normally when I preach on this day I deal with theological issues revolving around this...

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