Tag Archives: Christ

Practicing Perfect Love

A sermon preached on Easter V, April 29, 2018 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kingston, NY.  Click here to read today’s scripture.  Click the play button below to listen along to a recording.     The image on the … Continue reading

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Just Listen

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here.   I remember when I first arrived here a little less than a year and a half ago; it was the beginning of March.  I was excited to get to know … Continue reading

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Suddenly – An Easter Day Sermon

Click here for readings. A few years ago, I was walking along Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco.  If you’ve never been there, it’s one of the more touristy places in San Francisco, right along the water, filled with souvenir shops, … Continue reading

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Go and Tell What is Real – The Great Vigil of Easter

Click here for the readings. Click on the play button below to listen. Here’s the scene: A large, somewhat plain sanctuary with ornate wood carvings around the chancel.  Up front, the altar is decorated with candles and flowers.  In the … Continue reading

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This Night

You can find the Christmas I readings by clicking here. You can listen by clicking below:   This night.  This sweet night.  This holy night. With all that is happening in the world around us – the arguing and the … Continue reading

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The Discomfort of Hope

You can read today’s scripture passages by clicking here. Sometimes hope isn’t all that comforting.  Believe it or not, Jesus, in his pronouncement of division and fire, is offering hope. When we get to this point in Luke’s Gospel, Jesus … Continue reading

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It’s Holy Week

It’s Holy Week on the Christian calendar and I’m sitting in a Panera Bread reading my Facebook feed.  I see posts about Christian spirituality and posts about the everyday details of life.  And I see posts of solidarity, outrage, and … Continue reading

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