Sermons

July
15
2018

Sermon; 8 Pentecost/Proper 10B; Ephesians 1:3-14

The gospel of Mark is a Passion narrative with an extended beginning. Almost every story we hear in Mark points to the Passion, the Cross, and, in some cases, the Resurrection. That said, I'm going...

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July
8
2018

Sermon; 7 Pentecost/Proper 9B; Mark 6:1-13

Mark is a Passion Narrative with an extended beginning. And as we make our way through Mark this year, we are noticing that almost every story we hear will point to the Passion and/or the cross in...

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July
1
2018

Sermon; 6 Pentecost/Proper 8B; Mark 4:35-41

In Ordinary Time of Year B we are on a journey with Mark to . . . where? . . . we are on a journey with Mark to the cross. Remember, Mark is a Passion Narrative with an extended beginning, and...

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June
24
2018

Sermon; 5 Pentecost/Proper 7B; Mark 4:35-41

Over the past few weeks we have begun the process of getting acquainted with Mark not only as a Passion narrative, but as a story that sees Jesus' life as pointing to the cross almost from the...

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June
10
2018

Sermon; 3 Pentecost/Proper 5B; Mark 3:20-35

In last week's sermon I pointed out that Mark's ultimate focus is the cross. Mark is a Passion Narrative with an extended prologue, therefore Mark sees the life of Christ as sacrificial, as a life...

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