Below is my recorded sermon from this year's Easter Vigil at St. Andrew's. You can find the lectionary texts here, but if you're familiar with the story of Christ's resurrection, you'll be able to follow the sermon without having read the texts. The song referenced in the sermon is "Rescue" by Lauren Daigle. You can … Continue reading Why I love Easter Vigil
The Episcopal Church has recently released a Rule of Life for Christians called the Way of Love. The Way consists of 7 steps: Turn, Learn, Pray, Worship, Bless, Go, and Rest. During the season after Epiphany, my colleague and I have been offering sermons on these steps, one each Sunday. Below you can find my … Continue reading The Way of Love: Learn
"Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit." This sermon was given at St. Andrew's on March 18, 2018 (the fifth Sunday of Lent). You can find the full readings for the day … Continue reading We are seeds
Sermon given at St. Andrew's on January 28, 2018. The lessons for the day can be found here and include Jesus casting out an unclean spirit. The song I reference is Nichole Nordeman's "Hold On." You can listen to it here.
Sermon given at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church on January 14, 2018. The readings for the day included God calling Samuel and can be found here.
This sermon was preached at St. Andrew's on Advent 4 (December 24, 2017). The texts included the Annunciation and the Magnificat, and can be found here.
Sermon given October 29, 2017, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. You can read the day's lessons here.
This sermon was given October 1, 2017, at St. Andrew's. You can find the lectionary readings for the day here. Be sure to pay attention to the collect (prayer) of the day.
This sermon was given September 10, 2017, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. You can find the lectionary readings for the day here. This sermon explores the question of how both this Exodus passage and this Romans passage can be "the Word of the Lord."
Sermon given August 20, 2017 at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. You can find the lectionary readings for the day here. Several years ago, I went through a period of intense transformation in my life, in many areas. This sermon delves into the awkwardness that often accompanies God's work of transformation in us. (The recording starts … Continue reading On frogs and transformative encounters