Sermon for the Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 5, 2015

Ever since Dr. Benjamin Spock first published his famous book about baby and childcare in 1946, parenting books have been a boom industry. The market for this makes sense to me. Parenting, it turns out, is a lot harder than it looks. It’s always seemed a little odd to me that we live in a … Continue reading Sermon for the Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 5, 2015

Sermon for Trinity Sunday

Our Wednesday Bible studies are currently reading through the Gospel of John. A few weeks ago, when we were reading through chapter 3, which is what we heard this morning, someone remarked that in John’s gospel, Jesus sounds like Yoda; he’s always speaking in these weird and inaccessible riddles and redundancies. I thought that was … Continue reading Sermon for Trinity Sunday