Wrestling for a New Name and a New Life, A Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me.” Do you remember that one? Or how about this one? “I’m rubber you’re glue whatever you say bounces off me and sticks to you.” Maybe you said those things to yourself growing up. Maybe you shouted them back at someone else. Maybe you taught them to your child as you looked at … Continue reading Wrestling for a New Name and a New Life, A Sermon on Genesis 32:22-31

Overruling The Unjust Judge – A Sermon On Luke 18:1-8

The collect and readings for the Twenty-first Sunday After Pentecost, Proper 24C, may be found here. The appointed gospel is Luke 18:1-8. Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor had respect for people. In that city there was a widow … Continue reading Overruling The Unjust Judge – A Sermon On Luke 18:1-8