In which we think about scriptural interpretation

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 11A – July 19, 2020 – Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43 – STEM-Wide Morning Prayer via Zoom You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again. “Want to make God laugh? Make a plan!” John Lennon put it this way: “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Trained … Continue reading In which we think about scriptural interpretation

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost – August 4, 2019 – Luke 12:13-21 – Christ Church, Alto I’ve always thought this was one of Jesus’ more straightforward parables.  Thinking only of himself and his future, a rich man stores up treasures on earth. Then, when he dies suddenly, God calls him a fool and asks, “The things you have … Continue reading Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Persistence in prayer

Saturday after Proper 27B  – November 17, 2018 – Luke 18:1-8 – St. Mary’s Convent I didn't get to preach this *exact* sermon on Saturday because I kinda sorta...forgot it in the car, but we press on... Nevertheless, this is the version I prepared.  If you pester God long enough, keep going to him with your … Continue reading Persistence in prayer