Sermons

July
12
2020

Sermon; 6 Pentecost/Proper 10A; Matt. 13:1-11, 18-23

In last week's gospel we heard Jesus tell the story about children calling to each other, “We played the flute, but you did not dance; we wailed, and you did not mourn.” In my sermon I...

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July
5
2020

Sermon; 5 Pentecost/Proper 9A; Matt. 11:16-19, 25-30

Today's gospel passage gives us two distinct stories separated by a commentary on the refusal to repent and corporate responsibility to do the right thing. Today I want to look at the first story...

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June
28
2020

Sermon; 4 Pentecost/Proper 8A; Genesis 22:1-14

As I previously mentioned, our gospel passages for the past three weeks have come from Chapter 10 of Matthew. This chapter is essentially the missionary chapter of the gospel: Go and proclaim,...

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June
21
2020

Sermon; 3 Pentecost/Proper 7A; Matthew 10:24-39

The gospel passages for last Sunday, today, and next Sunday are all taken from C10 of Matthew, the missionary chapter of the gospel. It is in this chapter that he tells the disciples where to go,...

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June
14
2020

Sermon; 2 Pentecost/Proper 6A; Matthew 9:35 - 10:23

Last Sunday was Trinity Sunday and the gospel passage that day was from the end of Matthew. This is Jesus giving what has come to be known as The Great Commission – “Go therefore and...

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