Magnify: A Sermon on Mary & Elizabeth

Magnify! A Sermon for Old West Boston Advent Four: Sunday Dec 23, 2018 Luke 1:39–55 She noticed that he moved the paper closer, then further. Closer, then further, trying to find the just right spot. When she looked out from the pulpit, she could no longer see Bart’s eyes looking back at her from the […]

Failure to Floss: A Sermon on Privilege & Repentance

  Preached at Wilbraham United Church (UCC & UMC), Wilbraham MA with Christ the King (ELCA) & Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) Sunday December 3, 2016 Matthew 3: 1-12   I lie to my dentist. I LIE to my dentist. So if I’m going to practice repentance this Advent, I need to confess. Every 6 months, […]

“The Futility of Prophets:” A Sermon on Isaiah 40 & Proclaiming that #BlackLivesMatter

2nd Sunday of Advent- December 7, 2014 at the First Church in Marlborough, Congregational Text: Isaiah 40: 1-11 Note: I believe strongly that the most prophetic preaching happens with a congregation when you are in a trusting relationship. This sermon was preached at a church I had never visited before, and thus, I did not say as much […]