Sermon for Easter Day, 2016

Many years ago, not long after I had started my first assignment as a priest, I attended a conference for clergy and lay leaders who were serving small congregations in rural communities. The presenter was one of these really provocative, socratic types, and if I’m honest, I probably perfected my inner eye roll through a … Continue reading Sermon for Easter Day, 2016

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

As most of you know, our sermons during Lent are following Rowan Williams’ book Being Christian, which reflects on the four basic practices of Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, and Prayer. We’ve explored Baptism and Bible in recent weeks, and we continue today with the Eucharist. When I was in seminary, there was a little Thai restaurant … Continue reading Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Lent