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” preached 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

Sermon – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 4, 2022

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 preached on the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on September 4, 2022.

Pottery Photo by Maheima Kapur on Unsplash

Sermon – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost – August 28, 2022

A 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 preached on the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 17C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on August 28, 2022.

Wreathed Invite Photo by Kostiantyn Li on Unsplash

Sermon – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – August 21, 2022

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 preached on the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 16C) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on August 21, 2022.

The photo the crag is by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash

Sermon – The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – August 7, 2022

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 preached on The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (August 7, 2022 – Proper 14-C) at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Beaufort NC.

Banner Lantern Photo by Vladimir Fedotov on Unsplash

Sermon – The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost – July 31, 2022

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, preached on The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 13 C) at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Morehead City NC on July 31, 2022.

Sermon – The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – July 17, 2022

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 preached on The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (July 17, 2022 – Proper 11) by The Rev. Dr. William Carl Thomas at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Oriental NC.

Sermon – The Third Sunday after Pentecost – June 26, 2022

A sermon that recalls how wearing the mantle of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control remembered in stories about blueberries and ducklings presents love your neighbor as yourself as the outpouring of the fruit of the Spirit preached on The Third Sunday after Pentecost (June 26, 2022 – Proper 8-C) at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Beaufort NC.

Sermon – First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday – June 12, 2022

A sermon that use the three strands in a rope to demonstrate the power of the relationships that is the Trinity: Lover, Beloved, Breath of Love preached on the First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday (Trinity) at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton NC on June 12, 2022. I also had the privilege of commissioning the youth and leaders of St. Paul’s Edenton NC for their Glory Ridge mission trip within the context of the sermon.