Receiving

A sermon preached at Grace Episcopal Church, San Antonio, TX. The Lectionary readings for the twelfth Sunday after Pentecost are here. Like last week, we begin where we ended, repeating the words of Jesus as he says, “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever, andContinue reading “Receiving”

Distractions

A sermon preached at Grace Episcopal Church, San Antonio, Texas. The Lectionary readings for the ninth Sunday after Pentecost are here. Since I introduced Mark’s version of these two stories last week, instead of retelling of the gospel reading with my usual artistic license and occasional dramatic flourish, I want to share with you aContinue reading “Distractions”