A sermon that finds the courage to know the difference in the wisdom of a modern day prayer that invites release from the jail of inaction in the face of an earthquake as well as the impact of rapidly fired bullets.
A sermon that asks if we are in the Great Emergence or the Great Extinction as we are invited by God to guard the good treasure that has been entrusted to us, perhaps with guidance of The Rule of St. Benedict undergirded by the passion of St. Francis of Assisi.
A sermon that offers consequences when ignoring the Apostle Paul’s expression “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil” and guidance such as Love that shares is the antidote to the uncertainty of riches with a connection to the “missing” summer lection Luke 12:48.
A sermon that explores how shrewdly Jesus tells a story that demonstrates right relationship with true riches that upends the supposedly affirmed actions of a dishonest manager with the punchline “You cannot serve God and wealth”.
A sermon that calls us to remember that no matter how far we stray from accepting God’s love, that love is always seeking to restore right relationship with God and one another so that joy may conquer despair.
A sermon that offers a perspective on Holy Baptism grounded in the natural hospitality of living into formation and discipleship when we accept God as the Potter and we are the clay.
My sermon that celebrates the wisdom and humility that springs from the Anam Cara compassionate presence found in St. Brigid of Kildare’s Table Grace along with a very useful quote from Archbishop of Canterbury William Temple.
A sermon that finds strength in Psalm 71 as the uncertainty of transition provides confidence and hope when we claim God as creative crag and stronghold.
A sermon (more a summer homily) about how to be prepared to see things hoped for as the light of Christ shines in the darkness with the assurance to reveal things not seen.
A sermon that explores how greed undoes the right relationship with God’s abundance and one another when the clock supersedes the compass as an instrument of guidance.
A sermon that speaks to the balance necessary between judging and perceiving when we are invited by Jesus to join Mary and Martha and listen deeply.
A practice for being on the dance floor while observing action from the balcony.
We don’t learn from experience; we learn from reflection on experience. Exploring listening through essays and videos.
Resources to support a group of people as they gather with a willing expectation intimately to share the love of God.