July 29, 2018

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Our gospel for this tenth Sunday after Pentecost, though it is a very simple story, can be read in a few different ways. First, there’s the most obvious: there is […]
July 22, 2018

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

This week at vacation bible school, I was teaching in the chapel, where there’s that beautiful painting of the Ascension, as Jesus is going up to the right hand of […]
July 15, 2018

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

For the last few weeks, our readings have focused on the power and the majesty and the authority of Christ. He has stilled storms and he has healed the sick. […]
July 8, 2018

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Three texts and three questions to answer on this seventh Sunday after Pentecost. In our first reading the prophet Ezekiel is called by the term mortal. That was not — […]
July 1, 2018

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Today’s gospel is situated in a series of stories that are meant to show us exactly who this Jesus is. He has shown himself to be able to cast out […]