Risking the Way of Love

Sermon for the 10th Sunday After Pentecost Readings May I speak in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. On the evening of August 11, 2017, I was locked inside my church with 500 other people.  As the interfaith service began to wind down, the worship leader suddenly walked to the back … Continue reading Risking the Way of Love

Things Above

A Sermon for the 8th Sunday After Pentecost Readings Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, … Continue reading Things Above

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