A Homily on Lamentations

Our ancestors sinned; they are no more,    and we bear their iniquities. – Lamentations 5:7 Children crying in the street, water shortages, bombed-out buildings, and mass graves. The displacement occurs at a scale beyond our comprehension. I am talking about Judah. In 586 BCE, Judah was invaded by Babylon. It took nearly 70 years for its … Continue reading A Homily on Lamentations

Maundy Thursday Sermon 2021

Photo by mas_hha on Pexels.com A Sermon Preached on Maundy Thursday 2021 They did not know, as we do now,though empires rise and fall,your Kingdom shall not cease to growtill love embraces all. The words I just quoted come from the hymn, “To Mock Your Reign, O Dearest Lord.” I wanted to start my sermon … Continue reading Maundy Thursday Sermon 2021

Unfathomable and Undeniably True: A Song of Songs Sermon

Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com Scripture Passage: Song of Songs 1-2 Last week on Twitter, an old tweet posted by the Atheist Forum began to gain traction among Christians. Given that twitter is a cesspool of petty arguments and hot-takes, I’m sure that this is not the first time that Christians have engaged with … Continue reading Unfathomable and Undeniably True: A Song of Songs Sermon

Call and Duty

Photo by Keira Burton on Pexels.com A Sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Readings: 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19, Mark 6:14-29 Have you ever done something out of a sense of duty that you later regretted? Today, I want to talk about two choices that seemed right at the time, but actually defied God. One … Continue reading Call and Duty