Easter Sunday 2019

Easter Sunday – April 21, 2019 – Acts 10:34-43; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; John 20:1-18 – Trinity, Winchester Easter is a day on which we typically don’t pay much attention to our scripture readings. Like Christmas, we already know the story. We come wearing bright colors (and maybe dressed a bit nicer than usual) to sing glad hymns and … Continue reading Easter Sunday 2019

Good Friday 2019

Good Friday – April 19, 2019 – Trinity, Winchester Pontius Pilate entered his headquarters and asked Jesus, "Where are you from?" But Jesus gave him no answer. Pilate said to him, "Do you refuse to speak to me? Do you not know that I have power to release you, and power to crucify you?” Jesus … Continue reading Good Friday 2019

Christmas has only just begun

First Sunday after Christmas – December 30th, 2018 – Galatians 3:23-25, 4:4-7; John 1:1-18 – Trinity Church, Winchester You can listen to this sermon by clicking here. Today is the sixth day of Christmas. You would likely know that, even if you weren’t an Episcopalian, because of the famous song that reminds us all. Not to … Continue reading Christmas has only just begun

Eve of Michael and All Angels

September 28, 2017 - Eve of Michael and All Angels - Genesis 28:10-17, Revelation 12:7-12, John 1:47-51 I preached this sermon last night at The School of Theology's Community Eucharist. You can watch me preach the sermon by clicking here. There is something poetic about angels. They are abstract, not easily explained, and depicted in … Continue reading Eve of Michael and All Angels

“You Have No Power”

Good Friday-April 14, 2017-John 18 & 19 My Good Friday sermon from "Preaching Against Violence" class. Jesus refuses to speak. [Pilate] entered his headquarters again and asked Jesus, "Where are you from?" But Jesus gave him no answer. Pilate therefore said to him, "Do you refuse to speak to me? Do you not know that … Continue reading “You Have No Power”

Everything To God In Prayer

La quinta semana en Cuaresma 4 de abril, 2017 - Numbers 21:4-9, John 8:21-30 I preached this sermon at one of our biweekly Spanish Eucharists. What an honor to be asked! I'm grateful for the seminary's pastoral Spanish program. (See both Spanish and English versions below.) Frecuentemente nos volvemos insatisfechos con Dios; no creemos que, en nuestras … Continue reading Everything To God In Prayer