Sermons

August 26, 2018

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Choose this day whom you will serve. Whether the gods of your ancestors worshipped beyond the river or the god of the Amorites, but as for me and my house, […]
August 19, 2018

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

As I may have mentioned once or twice before, I’m not from here. I’m from the Mississippi Delta. If you don’t know what a delta is, it’s a geographical formation […]
August 12, 2018

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “Beware of any enterprise that requires new clothes.” That is on my mind this week as school has started, something that requires new clothes and […]
August 5, 2018

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

I remember the first time I heard the phrase: learning to eat your vegetables. I was at my grandmother’s table. My grandfather was there, my two uncles, my mother. And […]
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 […]