A story sermon about fear and trust, told from the perspective of Jairus, the leader of the synagogue in today’s Gospel lesson.
Jesus tells innocuous little stories that, if you really let them get inside you and do their work, you realize that the kingdom has sprouted within you while you were sleeping. They’re called parables.
Last Sunday, we had an “Instructed Eucharist” at my church, St. Mark’s. You can read the full text of the pamphlet, on which I based what I said.
The perfect love of the Holy Trinity is the blueprint for all creation. We, however imperfectly, reflect that blueprint. Read more in this sermon.
A personal story about what the Holy Spirit taught me the first time I participated in the sacrament of healing. And an invitation to look back at your life and find the Holy Spirit showing up.
Five words to begin a prayer for guidance — straight from the apostles. (But just ignore the fact that, in the end, they just choose by chance.)
When you are trying to discern how and when to lean into the newness shimmering on the horizon of your life, how do you feel? In today’s reading, Peter unleashed something new and forever changed the course of Christianity.
“What is to prevent me from being baptized?” the Ethiopian eunuch asks Philip. For we who are already baptized, that question transforms into “What is to prevent me from living out my baptism?” Turns out, quite a lot…but nothing that we can’t conquer with God’s help.