Sermons

October 8, 2017

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

You are like corrupt tenants, Jesus says today to those who are trying to silence the message of the kingdom, like stewards who had refused to yield up what rightfully […]
October 1, 2017

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

By what authority are you doing these things? This coming in the gospel of Matthew immediately after Jesus had driven out the moneychangers and the sellers of animals for sacrifice […]
September 24, 2017

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Today’s story from the book of Jonah and our gospel lesson have a commonality. They both involve people who do not desire others to receive grace that is ours because […]
September 17, 2017

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

The story we hear in today’s gospel is a reflection of a social system that is very different than the one we live in, one in which slavery, and the […]
September 10, 2017

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

I’d like to tell you about a great day I once had. It was the day I graduated from seminary. It took place at a big beautiful church in Columbia, […]