Where is the Love?

A sermon for the Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, Year A. (Watch entire sermon on Zoom, here.)There are days when I stand in this pulpitAnd I don’t quite know what to say;Days when I am feeling down and hopeless;Days when I feel like I don’t have the words to speak to you.Days when I question,“Where is... Continue Reading →

A Family Finding Forgiveness

A Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A This sermon was preached without a manuscript. Enjoy listening to a family's story about forgiveness and reconciliation, and how we as Christians are called to this work as well.

Love Your Neighbor.

A Sermon for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost. It’s here: the last weekend of summer. And with it our town with start to slow down; the pace of life will relax into its shoulder season serenity. Yet, even though I look forward to the return of such a refreshing small-town rhythm, I always end up... Continue Reading →

In Memory of Jim Hooper

This past autumn when I visited Jim in the hospital, while he was struggling physically and emotionally, he asked me to jot down of few notes of what he would want during his funeral. A bit reluctantly I obliged, because I personally did not want to ponder the potential passing of my dear friend. But... Continue Reading →

Growing into our Name

A Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost. Growing up in the Deep South, I was not privy to a childhood surrounded by the majesty of national parks.  So it makes me a bit jealous to know that our young people get to grow up here, in a space of the world surrounded by such... Continue Reading →

the Language of Love

a sermon for the feast of Pentecost delivered May 31, 2020 My friends, beloved children of God, I want us all to take a deep breath; to create room for the Holy Spirit; to allow the Divine to bring us peace, and openness, and a willingness to stir our very souls.  And let’s take one more... Continue Reading →

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