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.”
A sermon for the 1st Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2020, offered at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Greensboro, Alabama. “All of us have been living in the end times for most of our lives, and 2020 may really feel like it. Our churches closed. Pandemic. Sickness. Death. Fear. Division. But we are not called … Continue reading “Keep awake.”
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.”