We are continuously tempted to betray Jesus’s vision of GOD for the devil’s. The Temptation’s distorted view of GOD Lent 1C | Luke 4:1-13 The full text may be downloaded above. For the audio, visit the Rector’s Page.
The power of the Christmas story can be seen in what it drives us to do, where it drives us to go, who it drives us to become. The Inbreaking GOD and the hope of the world Christmas Day | John 1:1-14 For the text and audio, visit the Rector’s Page.
The light doesn’t come from the bright places: its radiance and brilliance shines through the darkness, through the darkest corners of our world, through the darkest corners of our lives. It envelops the darkness with its truth, its mercy, its love. Bringing forth the salvation of the world Christmas Eve | Luke 2:1-20 For text […]
This is GOD! she sings. GOD doesn’t bless in earthly riches. GOD blesses in mercy. Not in wealth, but in food. Not in power, but in being raised out of the dirt. The dead to the world, alive, loved by GOD. Mary and the Revelation of GOD Advent 4C | Luke 1:39-55 Listen to the […]
We cannot run from this responsibility to fix the brokenness and bring Shalom (peace) to our community. Bear fruits worthy of repentance! Because if we can’t do it, GOD will find someone else to do it! GOD can make the children of Abraham from these stones! Preparing for GOD means dealing with problems Advent 3C […]
When we lighten our hearts, when we give away the sin like plaque that’s collected on our arteries, stifling our hearts and destroying our lives, we can breathe. We can run. We can love. Preparing a way for GOD’s kingdom come Advent 2C | Luke 3:1-6 Listen to the audio on Drew’s Sermon Page Download […]
We’re arguing about all these other things, while Jesus is literally saying that this road leads to his death. We’re all just following along with a “eh, we’ll cross that bridge when we get to it.” But now Jesus is saying that bridge is toast. It’ll be thrown down and we are woken from our […]
But I wonder, if we listen close, if we don’t hear words, we’ll hear weeping. Weeping for the loved one lost? Weeping for GOD’s own? Weeping for our pain and suffering and confusion? Weeping because we haven’t listened. Mary, Martha, Lazarus and the Light of the World All Saints’ Day B | John 11:32-44
The Great Sort has already begun Proper 24B / Mark 10:35-45 Jesus shares with them what the Kingdom of GOD is like, GOD’s Great Economy, not so they have something to look forward to later, but so that they would live in it now. Right here. On the road to Jerusalem.