Playing The Game Of Life – A Sermon On John 6:51-58

Proper 15B - John 6:51-58 Shortly before I began the fourth grade my mom, dad, sister, and I took a trip to Kansas City. We spent the night at the airport Holiday Inn. I remember us sitting around the pool…

Seeing With The Eye Of The Heart – A Funeral Sermon on 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:9

Richard knew a “secret, a very simple secret.” He knew and trusted that “it is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, chapter xxi) That is the secret that sustains us through our losses and gives hope on this day. It is the secret that makes life beautiful, relationships meaningful, and conversations extraordinary. It is the secret that lifts us up to see further and cleanses our eyes to see more clearly. It is the secret all our sacred scriptures try to teach us. It is a secret open to everyone and hidden from no one, but only those with eyes to see will understand it.

Don’t Confuse Wealth with Life

The collect and readings for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 23B, may be found here. The following sermon is based on Mark 10:17-31. The man in today’s gospel has plenty of stuff but something is missing. His life is…

Eat Me, Drink Me – A Sermon on John 6:51-58; Proper 15B

The collect and readings for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 15B, may be found here. The following sermon is based on John 6:51-58. A friend of mine called last week. She asked, “How are you?” It’s a common question,…

Uncomfortable Faith, Unsnatchable People – A Sermon For Easter 4C, John 10:22-30.

The collect and readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter may be found here. The appointed gospel is John 10:22-30. 22At that time the festival of the Dedication took place in Jerusalem. It was winter, 23and Jesus was walking in…

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