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”

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”

Knowing Firsthand

Good morning, Y’all! As we continue our conversation about Jesus’ sermon as given to us in chapters 5-7 of Matthew’s telling of the good news story, Jesus has framed the purpose of God’s law as a means of compassionate and loving relationships for the greater good of everyone and now he offers some specific examplesContinue reading “Knowing Firsthand”