A sermon offered for the 1st Sunday After Christmas, December 27, 2020, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greensboro, Alabama. “With the Incarnation-the birth, life, and death of Jesus-we are created anew and offered new life. We are brought into relationship with God through the living Word of God. As or opening prayer says we have … Continue reading In the beginning was the Word
A sermon offered on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greensboro, AL. “In the quietness of this Christmas, we have the grace to look to the heavens in awe. We have the grace to see God breaking into our world in the forgotten places. We have the grace to ponder … Continue reading In the quietness of this Christmas
A sermon for the 4th Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020, offered at St. Barnabas, Roanoke, and Trinity Commons (video). "Mary knew what David did not—God did not want a house with walls and a roof, God wanted a house of people willing to respond boldly to the God’s spirit to seek God’s justice in … Continue reading The house that God built.
A sermon for the Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2020, at St. Paul’s in Greensboro, Alabama. “What does our community, our nation, look like when we are restored? How can we bind up the brokenhearted, proclaim liberty and jubilee? How do we repair the ruined cities? How do we stitch ourselves back together again? … Continue reading Then were we like those who dream.
A sermon for the 2ns Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2020, offered for a recorded worship service for Trinity Commons. “As uncertain as this wilderness experience feels right now, we are in the place of prophets and deliverance. We must be patient.” Readings: Isaiah 40:1-11 * Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 * 2 Peter 3:8-15a * Mark … Continue reading “Waiting in the wilderness.”