Being

A sermon preached at St. Francis by the Lake Episcopal Church, Canyon Lake, Texas.The lectionary readings for the seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are here. There are stories of archeologists who, while excavating a pyramid in Egypt, finding pots of honey that, after thousands of years, are still good.  The pyramids, built as a supposedly eternalContinue reading “Being”

Jesus, Don’t You Care?

A Sunday reflection.The lectionary readings for the sixth Sunday after Pentecost are here. My grandmother taught me about hospitality. It didn’t matter what time you showed up at her house or how many people there were, she laid out a feast. Now, granted this was back before there were entire tv networks devoted to tryingContinue reading “Jesus, Don’t You Care?”

Neighbors

A sermon preached at St. Francis by the Lake, Canyon Lake, Tx.The lectionary readings for the fifth Sunday after Pentecost are here. So, for those of you who were here two weeks ago, what do you remember about the Samaritans? For those where weren’t here, here’s the Reader’s Digest version: Samaritans are a religious peopleContinue reading “Neighbors”