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”

A Different View

A sermon preached on Christmas Day at St. Francis by the Lake in Canyon Lake, TX. The lectionary readings are here. As you listened to the gospel reading just now, did you find it odd that it wasn’t about the manger scenes we typically associate with Christmas Day? Where are Mary, Joseph, the shepherds, andContinue reading “A Different View”