Sermons from May 2015

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Ascension Thursday B, Acts 1:1-11

We gather tonight, on this 40th day of Easter, to keep the feast of the Ascension of Our Lord, reading from Luke’s account of this event in Acts chapter 1, an account that’s similar in many ways to his account at the end of his Gospel. Luke picks up with the story of Jesus’ ascension, […]

Sermon: Easter 6 B, Acts 10:44-48; John 15:9-17

[Click here for Video] Picture this, if you can: Peter, a good Jew, a keeper of the Law of God, a family man and a business man – a fish monger in the crossroads town of Capernaum – has his life turned upside-down when an itinerant preacher from Galilee comes to town. 3 years he […]

Sermon: Easter 5 B, 2015, John 15:1-8

Sometimes I find it helpful to say what a thing is not, in order to get at what that thing actually is, especially when there are lots of ideas about that thing kind of floating around out there in the culture, or even in a particular community, like the Church, that are less than helpful. […]