The Days are Surely Coming

Photo by Oleg Magni on Sermon on Jeremiah 31 Fifth Sunday in Lent, Given March 21, 2021 Reading: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Today’s reading from Jeremiah contains some of the most comforting language to be found in the Bible: “I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be … Continue reading The Days are Surely Coming

Let Them Sing by Paul Gleason

My friend Paul presented the Palm Sunday homily last weekend at our church. I really enjoyed it and I hope you do, too. Readings: Isaiah 50:4-7; Luke 19:28-40 He’s finally here. Jesus has finally entered Jerusalem. His whole life has been leading him to this place. And he’s not the only one who knows it. … Continue reading Let Them Sing by Paul Gleason

Lenten reflections & goals

I grew up an Evangelical Christian, though thankfully within churches that provided a broader worldview than strict fundamentalism. Although I don't recall hearing any explicit anti-liturgical speeches from the pulpit, there was a below-the-surface distrust of liturgical traditions as well as a widespread belief that Catholics weren't really Christians (though I never understood that). The … Continue reading Lenten reflections & goals