Category: Sermons


Sermon – The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany – January 29, 2023

A sermon that brings the prophetic voice of Micah to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God into conversation with how the Apostle Paul and Ananias exemplify that God uses the least likely people to do God’s work.

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Sermon – The Third Sunday after the Epiphany – January 22, 2023

A sermon that finds deeper meaning and a pun from a possibly playful Jesus when he calls out to Andrew and Peter while they were casting their nets, “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.”

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Sermon -The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost – November 13, 2022

A sermon that apprehends the already and not yet moment that is the present as we dedicate our heart, mind, imagination, and will to share the reconciling love we’ve found in Jesus Christ.

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Sermon – The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – October 23, 2022

A sermon about recognizing and then integrating head and heart as we seek the humility to keep our strength control to better hear God’s invitation to live and love like Jesus so that in the power of the Holy Spirit we can help others to do the same.

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Sermon – The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost – October 16, 2022

A sermon that speaks to how time spent in the holy order of deacon is a strong foundation for priests and bishops who must be persistent when caring for those without power as ordained leaders will endure suffering in order to carry out their ministry fully.

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Sermon – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost – October 9, 2022

A sermon which reminds us that faith which has made you well is about professing and acting on the desire for right relationship with God as found in Micah 6:8 and so evident in the Rule of St. Benedict and the life of St. Francis of Assisi.

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Sermon – The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – October 2, 2022

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.

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Sermon – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 25, 2022

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.

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Sermon – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 18, 2022

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”.

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Sermon – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 11, 2022

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.

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