How do you show love? What does love look like in action in your life? This is the question the writer of the First Letter of John asks us today. (With a little help from S. Morgenstern.)
Ever since I got married and had kids, Jesus has been teaching me that I’m not the main character in my own life, which helps me turn the spotlight on all those whom Jesus desires me to see and then serve.
Six sermons. Over 8,000 words. All trying to get to the same truth about following Jesus. Walk with me through these Epiphany sermons as we spiral upward in the life of faith.
The season of Lent offers us the invitation to expand our normal narrowness so that God has even more interior space to fill. We accomplish this expansion, paradoxically, by doing its opposite – by fasting.
The true life that God invites each of us to live is the expansive, abundant, eternal life, which fuels the fires of our souls. This is the life we have, but it is rarely the life we live. The ashes we wear today remind us to live this life even in the midst of our transience.
The last of a six part sermon series about our lives as followers of Jesus Christ. God gives us the gift of revelation — of seeing with transfigured eyes — and then everything begins again.
The fifth of a six part sermon series about our lives as followers of Jesus Christ, who spent time in rest and prayer as part of his mission. His example invites us to do the same.
The fourth of a six part sermon series about our lives as followers of Jesus Christ. Whenever we side with the entrenched injustice of society we perpetuate the fraudulent narrative the world loves to tell. Confronting this narrative with the true one that God continues to tell takes all the integrity, honesty, decency, and virtue we can muster.