A sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter offered during online worship for Trinity Commons, Birmingham, Alabama. This is one of my favorite passages from Acts--Paul preaching at the Areopagus--that I tried to set it into conversation with one of my favorite TV shows--Mad Men (S2E7). Acts 17:22-31 Psalm 66:7-18 John 14:15-21 https://youtu.be/NeaOCNiStI4 … Continue reading “What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.”
The Second Sunday of Easter gives us the story of Thomas and offers a chance to consider how doubt and faith go hand in hand. Readings: Acts 2:14a,22-32 1 Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31 Psalm 16 https://youtu.be/AqvU476oRvs Audio only: https://s3.amazonaws.com/dfc_attachments/public/documents/3276528/Sermon_Easter_2_Audio.m4a
Part of being “notoriously Episcopalian” is a nerdy appreciation for the Book of Common Prayer. I have grown up with the current prayerbook, and really love the breadth of prayers it contains. I particularly love when a prayer seems to show up that I have either forgotten about or overlooked. In this season of pandemic, … Continue reading “And if I am to do nothing, let me do it gallantly”
"We are storytellers. Like all the people of God before us, we are called to tell the story of God’s salvation. And maybe in times of uncertainty and death, we need to linger in that story a little longer." In this time of physical distancing, my worshipping community is gathering online. Here is my sermon … Continue reading Go quickly and tell . . .
In this time of physical distancing, my worshipping community is gathering online. Here is my sermon offered for our online worship for Maundy Thursday "Maundy Thursday is about the commandment to love one another, as Jesus loved us. It is by this love, and not our signs and symbols or our church buildings, that the … Continue reading Maundy Thursday when the church doors are closed