“So why do we start each Lent with the temptation of Jesus?”

A sermon offered on the First Sunday of Lent, February 21, 2021, at St. Barnabas in Roanoke, Alabama. Principal Text: Mark 1:9-15 “So, in this season of continual Lent, I invite you to give up assuming you know the answer. Turn your answers into questions. Come to scripture with curiosity and start a renewed conversation … Continue reading “So why do we start each Lent with the temptation of Jesus?”

“We need a prophetic Lent, an Isaiah sort of fasting.”

A sermon offered for Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021, as part of Prophets & Praise: Lenten Prayers in Linn Park in downtown Birmingham. "So, after a year of fasting, what are we to do with this new season of Lent? We need a prophetic Lent, an Isaiah sort of fasting." Principal Text: Isaiah 58:1-12 https://youtu.be/wGdyXyWeOqsContinue reading “We need a prophetic Lent, an Isaiah sort of fasting.”

“This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!”

A sermon offered for the Last Sunday After the Epiphany, February 14, 2021, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Greensboro, Alabama. "Theophanies are fleeting. They are glimpses of divine reality not to be lived in, but to be carried forward—fuel for the continued journey." Principal Text: Mark 9:2-9 https://youtu.be/y5_IFBvEK2w Sermon offered at St. Simon Peter Episcopal … Continue reading “This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!”