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Google has no good news:  December 24

Google has no good news: December 24

Year C, Christmas                  Isaiah 9:2-7  and Luke 2:1-20                                                                                 This Christmas was supposed to be our triumphant return...or maybe that was last Christmas. At some point, we were supposed...

Joy and a Brood of Vipers:  December 12, 2021

Joy and a Brood of Vipers: December 12, 2021

Advent 3, Year C                                  Zephaniah 3:14-20                                                      I have been ordained for 16 years now and  it’s taken me about that long to grow accustomed to the lectionary readings that we read every Advent. ...

Forget Normal: November 7, 2021

Forget Normal: November 7, 2021

 Year B, All Saints                                                            Revelation 21:1-6a                                                           I can’t think of anyone who has ever told me that the Book of Revelation is their favorite book of the Bible. ...

Unanswered Prayers:  September 26, 2021

Unanswered Prayers: September 26, 2021

 Year B, Pentecost 18                                                               James 5:13-20                                                                      Since we have had 5 weeks in the Book of James, I had hoped to preach my three Sundays on James. ...

The America of 9-12:   September 12, 2021

The America of 9-12: September 12, 2021

 Year B, Pentecost 16                                                                      James 3:1-12                                                      Recently one of our parishioners posted a meme on facebook that said, “I would never want another 9/11, but I...

Be a doer: August 29 2021

Year B, Pentecost 14                                     James 1:17-27                                                                                              Whenever I am in a new environment and not around church people, I kind of dread the question about my...