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A sermon preached on Christmas Eve – December 24, 2017 – at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kingston, NY. You can read the scripture by clicking here. Now, this may be the wrong way to start off a Christmas sermon … Continue reading
You can read today’s scripture by clicking here. A few weeks ago, we baptized two beautiful little ones – Ella Mae and Eleanor. All of 2 months and 15 months, these little ones, as they always do, strike a familiar … Continue reading
There is Jesus, standing in the chaos of the world, where he always is. And Jesus encourages us to be faithful and to know that “faith” means we are to step out into the chaos of the wind and the waves and join him there – in the chaos. And he reminds us that he is going to be there with us when we falter and lose our faith, when we forget that we are as strong and as good as we are. We are followers of Jesus and we can perform miracles.
What are we called to do as the church in response to the evil of white supremacy? How is the church complicit in this evil? And what can we do to transform it? These are hard questions. But Jesus is standing in the raging sea, patiently waiting for us, saying, “Don’t be afraid. Come.” Continue reading
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
Click here for today’s readings. If you want to listen to the sermon, click the play button below. (I forgot to hit ‘record’ before I started so the first paragraphs aren’t there) Jeremiah is one of my favorite books of … Continue reading