After a few weeks off following the election and my ordination to the priesthood, I’m back with a sermon offered at St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa on the Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King, November 22, 2020. The observance of this Sunday as “Christ the King” Sunday is a relatively new addition to … Continue reading “We can write a different story.”
A sermon offered for Evensong on Election Night, November 3, 2020, at St. Andrew's Birmingham. "No election, no President or Senate or Court can heal the wounds of our country. No “one” person or program or agenda can do that. It takes all of us, the many, to commit ourselves to love, so that we … Continue reading “…that they may all be one.”
A sermon offered on the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, October 25, 2020. The danger of this moment is that our hope is too small. Our call as Christians is to hope big. This doesn’t mean ignoring what’s happening. It doesn’t mean that we are just upbeat and optimistic. But it does mean that we need to … Continue reading The danger of this moment is that our hope is too small.
A sermon offered on the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, October 11, 2020. What we do in a time of waiting matters. If we spend our time focused on trying to have control, we end up hurting ourselves and our relationships. But if we find a way to wait and that is built on trust in … Continue reading What we do while waiting matters . . .
A sermon offered on the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, October 4, 2020. Maybe it is time for us to remember God’s commandment to keep the sabbath. And that by doing so we aren’t burying our head in the sand or ignoring the world around us. Instead we are reclaiming our power, making more space for … Continue reading “Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy.”