A sermon that explores the promise to receive the blessing of God when you least expect it and need it most that often feels like grace falling like rain.
Tags: blessing of God, chapel prank, Chris Agnew, Episcopal, Grace like rain, Gracious rain, Jesus, Least expected, Liminal time, Nashotah House, need it most, Pentecost, Psalm 68:9, seminary, sermon, the Ascension
A Sermon about how grace fell like rain on the Feast of the Ascension during seminary in 1988.
Category: Liturgical Resources, Sermons
Tags: advocate, Ascension, change, Episcopal, Grace, Grace falling like rain, helium balloons, least expect it, Liminal time, need it most, practical joke, sermon, story that sticks, the Holy Spirit, trust in God, Waiting, we are not alone
The Sermon – The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after the Ascension (7 Easter Year C) preached in my role as Priest-in-Charge Christ Episcopal Church Middletown, New Jersey – May 8, 2016. This sermon can viewed at
Tags: advocate, Ark of the Covenant, Ascension, Comforter, Day of Atonement, Episcopal, Gospel of John, Great High Priest, holy spirit, Jesus, Letter to the Hebrews, Liminal time, Melchizedek, rope, sermon, Tent of Meeting