This is Trinity Cathedral: Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

I want you to take a moment this morning to just look around this space. This is Trinity Cathedral. Take a moment to imagine what it must have been like for the first few people who, in 1856, gathered to form an Episcopal Church in Omaha. Imagine what they must have left behind to come … Continue reading This is Trinity Cathedral: Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Sermon for the Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost, 2014

There’s an old Lyle Lovett song called “God Will” that offers some great wisdom about forgiveness. The character in the song is someone who has been wronged by a lover, and he asks: Who keeps on trusting you When you've been cheating And spending your nights on the town And who keeps on saying that … Continue reading Sermon for the Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost, 2014

Sermon for the Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost, 2014

John Wooden was the coach of the UCLA men’s basketball team during the 1960’s. He was an amazing coach, whose teams won ten national championships in twelve years, which is a feat almost unheard of anywhere in sports, and unlikely to repeated in any sport, at any level. His approach to coaching was remarkably simple. … Continue reading Sermon for the Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost, 2014