Remember How He Told You …

An Easter sermon preached at St. Francis by the Lake, Canyon Lake, TX The lectionary readings for Easter are here. Alleluia, Christ is Risen! <The Lord is Risen, Indeed! Alleluia> Oh, good, you remembered! And although each Sunday we celebrated the Resurrection of our Lord, today, Easter Sunday, we remember the very first Easter. DoContinue reading “Remember How He Told You …”

Our Heart’s Desire

A sermon preached at St. Francis by the Lake, Canyon Lake, Texas.The lectionary readings for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany are here. Do you remember where we are from last week? In Luke’s telling of the Good News story, Jesus has just called the twelve and his fame was increasing, drawing great crowds wherever heContinue reading “Our Heart’s Desire”

If You Say So …

A sermon preached at St. Francis by the Lake Episcopal Church, Canyon Lake, Texas. The Lectionary readings for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany are here. Do y’all remember ‘back in the day’ when Sunday School teachers used flannel graphs to tell Bible stories? I love flannel graphs, and often I’ve wished I had oneContinue reading “If You Say So …”

Growing in Wisdom

A sermon preached at St. Francis by the Lake, Canyon Lake, TX.The Lectionary readings for the second Sunday after Christmas are here. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR! How are you feeling about the year to come? Excited, anxious, hopeful, fearful, ambiguous? Are you setting expectations or are you just going to roll with itContinue reading “Growing in Wisdom”

Receiving Christmas

A sermon preached the first Sunday of Christmas at St. Francis by the Lake, Canyon Lake, TX.The lectionary readings are here. Soooooo, if you were here yesterday, you may be wondering if:A) That in all of the pre-Christmas commotion, did we forget to update the gospel lesson in the bulletin, ORB) That you are soContinue reading “Receiving Christmas”