13th Sunday after Pentecost September 3, 2017 Matthew 16: 21-28 You can click on this link to read the text in Oremus Bible Browser This has been a hard week. Watching the devastation in Houston has flipped me back to my post-Katrina days. I didn’t arrive until the following summer. But it was enough. All […]
3rd Sunday of Easter April 14, 2013 John 21:1-19 and Acts 9:1-20 Sometimes it’s a struggle to deal with the lectionary – those readings that have been used from ancient times at certain times of the church year. But sometimes, like this week, I get to talk about two of my favorite stories at […]
The Beginning of the End
4th Sunday in Lent March 10, 2013 Mark 14: 53-55, 61-68, 70-72 Here we are at the beginning of the end. In the last few weeks, we have watched as Jesus prepares his disciples for the brutal end that awaits him, and as he poured out his heart to his Father in heaven. We have […]
Easy to Love?
2nd Sunday in Lent March 4, 2012 Mark 8: 31-38 In the verses just before our reading today, Jesus has asked his disciples what people are saying about him, and who people think he is. […]