Sermons

September
23
2018

Sermon; 18 Pentecost/Proper 18B; Feast of St. John (tr)

Today we celebrate the feast of our patron, John the Apostle and Evangelist. According to one website, John is the most common saint name for a church with over 3700 churches taking their name from...

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September
16
2018

Sermon; 17 Pentecost/Proper 19B; Ps. 116:1-8

 

I'm going to take a break from Mark today. I know that we just got back into his gospel after spending seven weeks in Ephesians, but today is a special case.

As you know we are doing our...

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September
9
2018

Sermon; 16 Pentecost/Proper 18B; Mark 7:24-37

Mark is a Passion narrative with an extended prologue, and almost everything in Mark points us to the cross. In Mark, if we follow Jesus we will end up at the cross. I say, “almost...

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September
2
2018

Sermon; 15 Pentecost/Proper 17B; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Welcome back to the gospel. After seven weeks of going through Ephesians, we are returning to Mark.

I began almost every sermon in Ephesians reminding you of who wrote it and its funnel-like...

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August
26
2018

Sermon; 14 Pentecost/Proper 16B; Ephesians 5:21-22, 25-28;p 6:1, 4, 10-20

Today we arrive at our final passage from Ephesians. Before I get started, I owe you an explanation about the passage we read today. If you open up your bulletins to the Ephesian reading, you'll...

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