Sermons from April 2014

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Advent 1 A 2010

North American theologian Douglas John Hall names the task of Advent proclamation as one of telling the truth while staying hopeful   God help us   I hear the prophets promise that there’s coming a day when God will judge between the nations and arbitrate for many peoples but domestic violence impacts more than half […]

Ash Wednesday 2011

Sundays are about life they’re about resurrection   Sunday is the Lord’s Day Every Sunday’s a little Easter   Sundays are about life   But this isn’t a Sunday   Today is different   Is today about life? Well, it is, And it isn’t   Today Ash Wednesday is about mortality – about death   […]

Pentecost B 2012

The Hebrew myth used to explain the many varied cultures And languages Spread throughout the world Is found in Genesis Chapter 11   I’m sure we all know the basic story   People have repopulated the earth following the flood And they share a common language   Because people are still marred by sin They […]

Easter Sunday 2013

Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!   With these words we join ourselves to the people of God in Christ Jesus Down through the years Who have claimed this as the central truth of their lives – The singular most important Most powerful Most life-changing truth the world has ever known   […]

Christmas Eve 2013

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light Those who lived in a land of deep darkness – On them light has shined   This is the first word of Scripture we heard tonight – A word of hope and promise To all people, really, Because who doesn’t know some form of […]

Epiphany 2014

This weekend we celebrate the Feast of Epiphany Though the feast is properly kept on January 6th Which is Monday   Epiphany is a word that has to do with revealing Or unveiling Or shining a light on something So that it might be clearly seen   And as a feast of the Church And […]