Proper 16: Offertory

It was a muggy morning and I was already running late.  I kneeled on our kitchen floor, peered through the oven glass, and begged my lumps of dough “Bake, little loaves, bake.” Through a series of unfortunate events, I had become responsible for baking the bread for every Eucharist at the seminary. Aspiring priests, seasoned... Continue Reading →

Proper 14: Out on the Water

This sermon quotes from Rowan Williams' book, "Being Christian," from the "Baptism," chapter.   Lord, if it’s you, order me to come to you on the water In order to have some time to himself, Jesus sent his apostles away.  While they were away the Apostles encountered a maritime nightmare.  The darkness of night was... Continue Reading →

Feast of the Transfiguration

We gather today on special occasion in the life of the church.  While we have spent the last month listening to Jesus’ most earthy explanations of the Kingdom, today we see Jesus get a little weird.  As liturgical Christians, we have spread the experience of Christ across the seasons, weeks, and days of the Church... Continue Reading →

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