In this world of 24/7 instant news and comments and echo chambers, how do we live as followers of Jesus? What if in loving our neighbor, we also bore fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. What if instead of being quick to be right, we were quick to love?
A sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter offered at Christ Episcopal Church in Albertville, AL. In the reading from Acts, Peter is left accounting for what happens when the love of God lets loose the Holy Spirit on the world. The result is that our job is not to decide who God gives the … Continue reading Our job is to chase after the Holy Spirit
Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week. Holy Week is not about the disciples' unfaithfulness but rather reminds us of God's faithfulness to us. Here is my sermon offered at Trinity Commons April 14, 2019.
On the Fourth Sunday in Lent, sometimes known as Mothering Sunday, we get the parable of a man that had two sons. This parable is one of Jesus' more popular one -- The Prodigal Son. It has all the makings of a hit -- dissolute living, disagreeable brothers, and a party. This parable captured the … Continue reading The Prodigal Son: Seeing & Being Seen
On March 4, 2019, I had the honor of speaking at the Poor People's Hearing organized by the Alabama Poor People's Campaign: A National call for Moral Revival. I was asked to speak briefly on the distorted moral narrative in our state and country. https://www.facebook.com/notoriouslyepiscopalian/videos/247912719483597/ Here is the text: My name is Kelley Hudlow. I … Continue reading A widow, a judge, and the Poor People’s Campaign