Sermons

February
28
2021

Sermon; Lent 2B;Mark 8:31-38

Today's gospel passage comes at approximately the halfway point of Mark. There are sixteen chapters in that gospel, and today's passages comes from the end of Chapter 8. Now you might be tempted to...

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February
21
2021

Sermon; Lent 1B ; Mark 1:9-15

There are a few days on the Church calendar when we get the same reading every year: Christmas and the first Sunday after Christmas, Epiphany, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week and the second Sunday of...

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February
17
2021

Sermon; Ash Wednesday

Today, more than any other day on the Church calendar, we are reminded of our own mortality. In a few minutes I will ask you to kneel before the Lord as a mark of our mortal nature. And a few...

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February
7
2021

Sermon; Epiphany 5B; Mark 1:29-30

The Gospel of Mark begins with this sentence: “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” And then Mark plows ahead into the story. He rapidly moves from John the...

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January
31
2021

Sermon; Epiphany 4B; Mark 1:21-28

“Just then there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit . . .”

So I went down a rabbit hole with this one.

For starters, I followed an online conversation thread that began...

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