Sermons and Pastoral Messages

In Focus – Sermon for Lætare, on John 9

The Nutshell of the Gospel – Sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent, on John 3:1-17

You’re going the wrong way – Sermon for the First Sunday in Lent, on Matthew 4:1-11

To our core – Sermon for Ash Wednesday

Our Metamorphosis – Sermon for the Transfiguration of Our Lord

Our Judgement Call – Sermon on Matthew 7:1-5, 21-223, 28-29

Building Blocks of Life – Sermon on Matthew 5:13-20

Family Tree – Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31

Just A Story – Sermon on Matthew 4:12-23

Taking the Plunge – Sermon for the Baptism of Our Lord

“Christ be our light.” – Sermon for the Epiphany of Our Lord

Meeting Jesus – Sermon for Christmas Eve

Jump for Joy: a Leap of Faith – Sermon for Gaudete Sunday

Suckers for Jesus – Sermon for Christ the King

Sing a New Song – Sermon for the Dedication of a New Organ

Blessed are you… – Sermon for All Saints Sunday

Not done yet… – Sermon for Reformation Sunday

Blessed to be a blessing – Sermon for Giving Sunday

“Come and see!” – Sermon for Homecoming Sunday

The Cross: Symbol of Life – Sermon for the Feast of the Holy Cross

Opportunity Cost – Sermon on Luke 14:25-33

People Problems – Sermon for the Commemoration of St. Augustine of Hippo

We stand corrected – Sermon on Luke 13:10-17

Fire! – Sermon on Luke 12:49-56

Do not be afraid, little flock – Sermon on Luke 12:32-40

The Church, God’s Work…Our Hands – Fifth Sermon on the Creed

God, the Weird One – Fourth Sermon on the Creed

God, the Redeemer – Third Sermon on the Creed

God, the Creator – Second Sermon on the Creed

“I believe. Jesus is Lord.” – First Sermon on the Creed

Pastoral Letter in Response to the Supreme Court Abortion Decision

Follow Me – Sermon on Luke 9:51-62

Where do we come from? – Sermon on John 16 for Holy Trinity Sunday

Life Support – Sermon for Pentecost

Doubting…? Thomas – Sermon for Divine Mercy Sunday on John 20

A Matter of Perspective – Sermon for Easter based on Luke 24

Faith, Hope, and Love – Sermon for Maundy Thursday

An Attitude of Gratitude – Sermon on the Beatitudes from Luke

God’s New World Order – Sermon on Luke 4

Rebooting – Sermon for the Baptism of Our Lord

Not some nameless nobody – Sermon for the Holy Name of Jesus

Not As Planned – Sermon on Luke 1 for Christmas Eve

A Symbol for Rejoicing – Sermon on Philippians 4 for Gaudete

A New Hope – Sermon on Luke 3 for Advent II

See how he loves us – Sermon on John 11 for All Saints Sunday

Freed to set free – Sermon on John 8 for Reformation Sunday

Oodles and Oodles of Books – Sermon on Hebrews 4:12-16

Why? – Sermon on Luke 24 for Giving Sunday

“Touched by an Angel” – Sermon for St. Michael and All Angels

Questions – Sermon on Mark 10:2-16

The Naked Truth – Fourth Sermon on the Eucharistic Life based on John 6

“You are what you eat” – Third Sermon on the Eucharistic Life based on John 6

“Diamonds in the Rough” – Second Sermon on the Eucharistic Life based on John 6

“Enough is…enough.” – First Sermon the Eucharistic Life based on John 6

“Psalm 23—What does it mean?” – Sermon on Psalm 23

God’s Plumbline – Sermon on Amos 7

Why not you? – Sermon on Mark 4:35-41

Rock Bottom – Sermon for the Return to the Sanctuary after Pandemic and Fire

“Everything We Need” – Sermon on Mark 4

God the Weaver – Sermon on Genesis 3

A Strange Birth – Sermon for the Feast of the Holy Trinity

Gifted Children of God – Sermon for Pentecost Sunday

A transitional, liminal space – Sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter

“For us and for our salvation” – Sermon for the Ascension of our Lord

Grapes — Sermon on John 15:1-18

Heaven: Living with God – Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter

“Do you know what I have done to you?” – Sermon for Maundy Thursday

“Just can’t remember…” – Sermon on Jeremiah 31 for Lent V

One metric and one metric only – Sermon on John 3:16 on Lætare

Our e-Manuel – Sermon on the Ten Commandments

Lenten Fasting – Sermon for the First Sunday in Lent

A Lovely Holiday – Sermon for the Feast of Saint Valentine

“Do. Do. Do. Go. Go. Go. Busy.” – Sermon on Mark 1:21-28

“Turned upside down, around, and inside out” – Sermon on Mark 1:14-20

The Ladder of Faith – Sermon on John 1:43-51

Star light, star bright – Sermon for Epiphany

The Happy Exchange – Sermon for the Feast of Basil the Great

God’s Body Suit – Sermon for Christmas Eve

Remember and Rejoice – Sermon for the Third Sunday of Advent

“God’s Timetable” – Sermon for the First Sunday of Advent

The Christian Revolution – Sermon for the Feast of Christ the King

O Day of Mercy, the Final Judgement – Sermon on Zephaniah 1

Reflections on the Political State of Our Nation

Family Reunion – Sermon for All Saints Day

“Nary a Second Thought” – Sermon for the Feast of St. James, Brother of our Lord

Excuses. Excuses. Excuses. – Sermon on Matthew 22