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, preached on The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (4 Epiphany A) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on January 29, 2023

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” preached on The Third Sunday after the Epiphany (3Epiphany A) by at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Greenville NC on January 22, 2023.

Cast fishing net Photo by Dibakar Roy on Unsplash

Reddish fishing nets Photo by Kristin Snippe on Unsplash

Blueish fishing nets Photo by Pratik Patil on Unsplash

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 preached on The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost – November 13, 2022 (Proper 28-C) at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Greenville NC on November 13, 2022.

This is the sermon preached at 8:00 am (without the the liturgy).
The sermon preached at the 10:15 am service begins at the 27:45 mark.

Credit for the featured image: Sunrise Photo by Nicole Avagliano on Unsplash

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 preached on The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25-C) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Goldsboro NC on October 23, 2022.

Strength Photo by Jakub Balon on Unsplash

Head heart Photo by NIKLAS LINIGER on Unsplash

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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 preached on The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 24-C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Beaufort NC on October 16, 2022.

The 8 Minute Version is not an edited version of the 8:00 am sermon.
Due to time constraints at the end of the 10:45 am service,
the sermon was preached in a “timed” setting.
See how well I did with this approach!

Candle Photo by Alan Bowman on Unsplash

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 preached on The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23-C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Beaufort NC on October 9, 2022.

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 preached on The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22-C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Beaufort NC on October 2, 2022.

Treasure Photo by Ashin K Suresh on Unsplash

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 preached on the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 21C) at St. Paul”s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on September 25, 2022.

Testubes Photo by Joyce McCown on Unsplash

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” peached on the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on September 18, 2022.

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 preached on the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on September 11, 2022.

Jesus Sheep Stained Glass Photo by Greg Rosenke on Unsplash

Shepherd Sheep Photo by Patrick Schneider on Unsplash