Reimagining Our Lives – A Sermon On Luke 13:1-9 and Exodus 3:1-15

Photo by Sage Friedman on Unsplash As I reflected on today’s gospel (Luke 13:1-9) and prepared this sermon I thought about the Russian war on Ukraine, the six million covid deaths worldwide, the collision between a pick up truck and a van that…

The Burning Bush: What If? – A Sermon On Exodus 3:1-15

The burning bush story is one of call and response. Something is being called for in the name of God. And I can’t help but believe that call and response is also the story of our lives. Something is being asked of us in the name of God. 

The burning bush experience does not happen apart from or in spite of every day life but in the midst of life, in the keeping of our flocks. That’s what Moses was doing when this happened. He was keeping the flock of his father in law. He was doing the ordinary routine things of his life, the same things he did the day before, the week before, and the month before. Burning bushes show up as we keep our flocks of routine and every day life; marriage, parenting, work, friendships, errands, church, reading the news, household tasks. 

Tyrants Act and Towers Fall, Choose Life (Luke 13:1-9)

Read the headline news, listen to the stories behind the names and circumstances on our prayer list, observe life and you will quickly be reminded of what you already knew. Siloam’s was not the last tower to fall and Pilate…

Sermon for Lent 3C: Repent, Towers Are Falling And Trees Are Fruitless

The collect and readings for today, the Third Sunday in Lent, may be found here. The appointed gospel is Luke 13:1-9. At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled…

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