Sermons

TO KNOW GOD YET NOT KNOW GOD

Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now,  you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, for you are receiving the outcome of your faith, the […]

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EASTER AND SPRING FLOWERS

I remember picking flowers one Easter Sunday after a morning worship service. I couldn’t have been more than five or six years old, because we moved from Waxahachie, Texas to Hotchkiss, Colorado when I was in the second grade. My […]

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MAUNDY THURSDAY

How many of you have desired a good foot rub? Perhaps it was a long day, and you had been on your feet many hours and your feet just get sore and tired sometimes. Does that sound familiar to you? […]

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THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE

“You shall know the truth and the truth will set you free”. (John 8:32) Jesus and his followers send a message to the world on what is now known as the first Palm Sunday – Jesus’ triumphant entrance into the […]

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WATCHERS ON THE WALL

In our psalm this morning, the psalmist says: “I wait for the Lord; my soul waits for him; in his word is my hope. My soul waits for the Lord, more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen […]

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REMEMBERING FREDERICK DOUGLASS

Just as Peter, James and John were witnesses to the transformation of Jesus Christ on a mountaintop, and they witnessed the appearance of Elijah and Moses talking with Jesus, may we also be transformed by faith in the light of […]

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UNCHARTED WATERS AHEAD – PILGRIMS ON A JOURNEY

Let’s look again at the collect: “Almighty and Everliving God, we humbly pray that, as your only-begotten Son was this day presented in the temple, so we may be presented to you with pure and clean hearts by Jesus Christ […]

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A Christmas Message to the Welcome Church

IT’S TIME TO WORK TOGETHER FOR HOUSING FIRST St. Alban’s is a place that has always befriended the marginalized, homeless, refugees and people down on their luck. When Naomi and I first talked to the search committee of this church […]

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PRAYER OF LOVE

When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?” (Matthew 11:2-3) John was having […]

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ADVENT 2: HOPE IN CHRIST

On the second Sunday of Advent a long time ago,  I was sitting in the Verger’s* chair and waiting to hear the sermon. The priest steeped forward and in an over the top voice shouted out, “You brood of vipers!”  Well […]

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