Epiphany

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Adversity

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For the Christian, adversity isn’t something we merely overcome, but something through which we live. In Jesus, we see what this looks like. And the Divine Liberator 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany |  Matthew 4:12-23, Isaiah 9:1-4 There’s a seam in our story this morning. One in which, if you’ve been following along, might cause some […]

The Invitation

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The Invitation

In John 1:29-42, the invitation to follow Jesus doesn’t come from him. It comes from John. In this hero’s journey, the hero is a disciple. The invitation to follow is only the beginning of the journey 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany |  John 1:29-42 There’s a part in every story when the hero is invited […]

Why Baptism?

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Why Baptism

Those of us inside the faith tend to forget why baptism is so important. It isn’t as complicated as we think. It just takes admitting that’s true. A question at the heart of Christian faith. The Baptism of our Lord |  Matthew 3:13-17 “Why Baptism?” I should have understood the question. It’s my kind. Question […]

Looking In the Wrong Direction

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I commend to you these three words or ideas to listen for in this summary of our story, for they are at the heart of our Gospel passage for today: identity, participation, greatness. The Transfiguration and revealing the glory of GOD Epiphany LastC |  Luke 9:28-36, [37-43a] For the text and audio, visit the Rector’s […]

Blessed For Mission

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Blessed for Mission

Jesus’s Baptism: This is huge! And I honestly don’t understand why we don’t get this time off of school and aren’t making a bigger deal of it. Putting Jesus’s baptism at the center of faith Epiphany 1C |  Luke 3:15-22 For the text and audio, visit the Rector’s Page

In the Middle

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The Transfiguration, Peter, and How It Feels in the Inbetween / Text: Mark 9:2–9 / Last Sunday after the Epiphany