If we take seriously Jesus’ command to love, we will always choose to stand with the victim, to risk being tarred and feathered, to risk coming to the cross.
In my first Ignatian homily since December, I am once again back in the mind of Peter as he talks with a cellmate in a Roman prison near the end of his life. Could this cellmate — a new convert — help Peter recover something he has lost?
A few words to help you prepare to read or listen to the Passion Gospel according to Saint Matthew.
In this week’s sermon we look at what Jesus might mean when he says, “Be perfect.” Try this translation on for size: “Be fulfilled in your true purpose, as your heavenly Father is the culmination of all true purposes.”
A sermon about discipleship and reconciliation, focusing on the story of Jesus and Simon Peter after the resurrection (and after breakfast). The question is this: what is Jesus healing you to do?
(Sermon for Sunday, January 27, 2013 || Epiphany 3C || 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a) We got trouble. Right here in Corinth. With a capital “T” and that rhymes with “P” and that stands for “pool.” Wait a sec. That’s the trouble in River City in The Music Man. Let me try again. We got trouble. Right …
I wrote this song for part of the sermon last Sunday, January 13, 2013. I based it on the line in the Gospel: “You are my Son, the Beloved, with you I am well pleased.” I believe that because we are God’s children by adoption through the Spirit, God says this to us as much …