Don’t Miss Out

A sermon preached at Grace Episcopal Church, San Antonio, Texas. The lectionary readings for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are here. I have a confession to make, well, I guess it’s a necessary confession by the world’s standards because apparently I’m breaking the rule of “must haves” so I admit it, I have an iPhoneContinue reading “Don’t Miss Out”

Who We Really Are

Good Tuesday, Y’all! Can you believe that May is more than half passed? For those of us who live in the northern hemisphere, summer is almost upon us and winter is descending for those who live south of the equator. Even in the transitional rhythms of the earth, sun, & moon, God reminds us thatContinue reading “Who We Really Are”

Don’t Tell Anyone …

Let’s continue with the eighth chapter of the good news story as Mark tells it to us. There is just so much to unpack in the last sixteen verses of this chapter! We’ve talked about the curious two-part healing of the blind man and part of the conversation Jesus has with his disciples after theContinue reading “Don’t Tell Anyone …”

Who’s the Boss of You?

Sunday, November 22, 2020Christ the King SundayEzekiel 34:11-16, 20-24Psalm 100Ephesians 1:15-23Matthew 25:31-46 Every year, when this last Sunday after Pentecost rolls around, it seems I find it more and more challenging to talk about what it means not just to say Christ is King but to live it. In first century Palestine, when Jesus walkedContinue reading “Who’s the Boss of You?”