Where Are You? – A Sermon On Genesis 3:8-15

God called to Adam, “Where are you?”

I wonder if we need to re-hear that question from God. I think we are so familiar with the Adam and Eve stories and so sure that they are about disobedience, original sin, failure, and being bad that we can’t hear anything new or different. But what if there is another way to hear God’s question.

What if God is calling Adam and Eve back to themselves? What if the question is more for Adam and Eve’s benefit than God’s? And what if it’s the kind of question we are to ponder and follow rather than answer? “Where are you?”  Continue reading Where Are You? – A Sermon On Genesis 3:8-15

Putting the Pieces Back Together – A Sermon on Mark 3:20-35

The collect and readings for the Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 5B, may be found here. The following sermon is based on Mark 3:20-35. I remember a gentlemen telling me that his greatest fear is that someday he will be found out. “What do you mean?” I said. “That they will know I’m not who I say I am; that I’m not who I want … Continue reading Putting the Pieces Back Together – A Sermon on Mark 3:20-35