Sermons

FAITHFUL STEWARDS

In our Gospel story today, we see Jesus teaching his disciples inside the temple. He’s watching the people as they walk in and says this: Beware of these scribes and religious big shots that walk around in their fancy clothes. […]

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JESUS’ LEADERSHIP STYLE

James and John, sons of Zebedee (Zebedee means thunder), so these two sons of Thunder had a reputation for being in leadership roles, for being out in front. In fact they were in business with their father.  He managed a […]

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WRITTEN WORD POINTING TO LIVING WORD

On Tuesday, October 2nd, the Nobel Physics prize was shared by a woman, Dr. Donna Strickland, the first woman in 55 years to be given this award, and only the third ever, since the beginning of Nobel Prizes in Physics. […]

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SAINT MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

There is something beyond what we know, see and understand. There is something or someone that is beyond our grasp. Are they looking after us? Are they intent on watching over us? Do they protect us from evil? Some of […]

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ACCEPTING OTHERS FOR WHO THEY ARE, NOT WHO YOU WANT THEM TO BE

The gospel pericope this morning is a parable. A parable tells a story that may or may not be relevant to the literal interpretation, but instead is a vehicle to apply an intended message of what the parable is pointing […]

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

Remember when you were young and your parents and other people who obviously were in the knowledgeable group of people that know about these things would tell you not to look directly into the sun because it would harm your […]

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ARISE MY LOVE, MY FAIR ONE, AND COME AWAY!

ARISE MY LOVE, MY FAIR ONE, AND COME AWAY! (Song of Songs 2:13, NIV) The Song of Solomon, also known as the Song of Songs is a love story. It’s a story of two people falling in love, the one […]

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MOUNTAINTOP ENCOUNTERS

About 8 days after Jesus foretells his death and resurrection, He takes Peter, James and John up on a mountain to pray. On the mountaintop, and as the three disciples peer through their tired droopy eyes, they are suddenly mesmerized […]

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