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Sermon for Trinity 4

By the time I get back to the office and can post my sermon, sometimes the week is far gone. But in case you couldn’t attend church on Sunday, here is my sermon. The text is Luke 6, about judging … Continue reading

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Sermon for Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist was actually June 24 (exactly half-a-year from Christmas.) But this was preached on the Sunday following, June 28, 2020. And what with one thing and another, it was finally posted today. So here … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Reflections

This Sunday is Father’s Day – not in the church, but the church certainly wishes to honor and praise the estate of fatherhood (and motherhood) as created by God and central to the success of any society. The irony this … Continue reading

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Ending injustice : It Takes a Family

It’s a sin to hate your brother for any reason – to do anything to harm him in his body, marriage, possessions, or reputation. I see a lot of people claiming we have a “Racist system”. But no one has … Continue reading

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Sermon for Trinity Sunday

In case you still can’t get to church, or wanted to read it again, here is Sunday’s sermon: Each year on Trinity Sunday we celebrate the doctrine of the Trinity in Unity and the Unity in Trinity, neither confounding the … Continue reading

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Reason vs Justice

There is a lot of talk about “reasonable” restrictions in light of Corona Virus: wearing masks, contact tracing, small group meetings, six foot of distance, etc. There are a lot of people who are responding by refusing to follow one … Continue reading

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Tradition & Confessing the Faith

There is a tiny little tradition, mostly ignored or unnoticed. But this year it packed a significant punch. It has to do with the announcement of the Gospel reading. There is a tradition that the Gospel is announced with the … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Sermon

This week, we look at the Ascension of Jesus, answer the question “why doesn’t the church panic” (Hint: Jesus is in charge, so there’s no need) and also look at “why it is the church still insists on gathering together … Continue reading

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Matins in the Home: Ascension Day

Matins in the home for this Sunday, which will be celebrated as Ascension Day at the Tri-point. (Ascension was actually on Thursday, but we’re moving it to Sunday so we can properly commemorate it during a church service.) Matins in … Continue reading

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Sermon for Rogate Sunday

Here is today’s sermon, for those who can not make it to church. The Old Testament reading happens near the end of Israel’s 40 years in the desert. They are finally on their way to enter the promised land. Then … Continue reading

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