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As I sat down to write this sermon, I wondered if there would be anyone to hear it given the dire predictions of a winter storm. But then I remembered there is a grand internet congregation … [Read more...]
I am going to do two things I normally do not do in a sermon. The first is to read an extended bit of prose, and the second is to “proclaim.” I know preachers are supposed to proclaim, but I … [Read more...]
There is an experience in seminary I want to slice open and so share its fruit with you. But I doubt I can do it justice. It has to do with the Bible – with entering into the text for the first … [Read more...]
This sermon should be entitled, “What’s wrong with maybe?” “You wouldn’t believe what once or twice I have seen,” Mary Oliver writes, and she tells us the world is wider than the “rigid house … [Read more...]
Merry Christmas. This may not seem like a Christmas sermon at first, but wait for it. When we were small the world was liquid and grown-ups poured it into us, sometimes in small … [Read more...]