Faithful response to God

Wednesday in Proper 6C – June 19, 2019 – Matthew 6:1-6,16-18 – St. Mary's Convent, Sewanee It’s been almost a week since I last saw you, and we’re still hearing from the “Sermon on the Mount.” Today Jesus instructs us not to practice our piety before others. He gives us three examples of what not to do, and … Continue reading Faithful response to God

… and be grateful

Ember Day – September 22, 2018 – Exodus 19:3-8; 1 Peter 4:7-11; Matthew 16:24-27 – St. Mary's Convent I was delighted to preside at the Eucharist at St. Mary's Convent in Sewanee this morning. Below is my sermon. To learn more about the Community of Saint Mary visit their website here.  Today’s lessons come with … Continue reading … and be grateful

The rhythm of prayer

Thursday in the First Week of Lent – February 22, 2013 – Matthew 7:7-12 You can watch me preach the sermon here.  Ask. Search. Knock. Ask— and it will be given you; search— and you will find; knock— and the door will be opened for you.  Everyone who asks receives, everyone who searches finds, and everyone who knocks finds an open door. Ask. … Continue reading The rhythm of prayer

There is a promise

The 17th Sunday After Pentecost - October 1, 2017 - Matthew 21:23-32 I preached this sermon at St. John's parish in Decatur, AL where I am doing field work in preparation for graduation and ordination. You can listen to me preach this sermon by clicking here. Today’s gospel comes from the beginning of the Holy Week narrative. Jesus rides … Continue reading There is a promise