Pentecost Sunday – 6/4/17 “Wind, Fire, Water”

Sermon offered on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Christ Episcopal Church, Fairfield, Alabama. “The Spirit blows us to where we are needed. The Spirit fills us and gives us life. The Spirit, like fire, makes us stronger.” Acts 2:1-21 * Psalm 104:25-35, 37 * 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 * John 7:37-39 http://s3.amazonaws.com/dfc_attachments/public/documents/3238323/Pentecost6517.m4a

7th Sunday of Easter – 5/28/17 “Why do you stand looking up toward heaven?”

Sermon offered on the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 28, 2017, at Christ Episcopal Church, Fairfield, Alabama. By Jesus’ Ascension, we have nothing to fear. Come, Holy Spirit! Come! Acts 1:6-14 * Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36 * 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 * John 17:1-11 http://s3.amazonaws.com/dfc_attachments/public/documents/3238054/Easter_7_52817.m4a

6th Sunday of Easter – 5/21/17 “Paul & the unknown god”

Sermon offered on the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 21, 2017, at Christ Episcopal Church, Fairfield, Alabama. As 21st century disciples and evangelists of Jesus, we are called to follow the Spirit of Truth, and to like Paul stand in the marketplace and listen and learn from the world around us. And to find the thing thatContinue reading “6th Sunday of Easter – 5/21/17 “Paul & the unknown god””

5th Sunday of Easter – 05/14/17 “St. Stephen & Prayer

Sermon offered on the Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 14, 2017, at Christ Episcopal Church, Fairfield, Alabama. What do we learn about prayer from St. Stephen? What does it mean to pray in the name of Jesus? It is not that we shouldn’t pray for our own wants our needs, or needs of those that weContinue reading “5th Sunday of Easter – 05/14/17 “St. Stephen & Prayer”

4th Sunday of Easter – 05/07/17 “Gates are meant to swing open”

Sermon offered on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 7, 2017, at Christ Episcopal Church, Fairfield, Alabama. The celebration of Easter continues with Good Shepherd Sunday. Gates can mean safety, freedom, and struggle What does Jesus mean when he says “I am the gate”? Acts 2:42-47 * Psalm 23 * 1 Peter 2:19-25 * John 10:1-10 http://s3.amazonaws.com/dfc_attachments/public/documents/3237341/Easter_4_5717.m4aContinue reading “4th Sunday of Easter – 05/07/17 “Gates are meant to swing open””