There is still a lot of work to be done to process the violent events of today, but here is a reflection that serves as my starting point. "What is happening in our capitol today is wrong. It is an assault on the foundations of our country. It has revealed one part of who we … Continue reading Our Epiphany
A sermon offered for the 2nd Sunday After Christmas, January 3, 2021, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Roanoke, Alabama. “Herod’s response to the birth of Christ was fear, deception, and violence. The Magi’s response was wonder and wandering, and ultimately joy upon finding Jesus in Bethlehem. In that little town of Bethlehem, the fear of … Continue reading For we observed his star at its rising
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.