We Live Tight: A Sermon for Cities

God decides to give this ministry of reconciliation to a people who can’t reconcile over snow parking space savers? We who live in cities have been entrusted with ministry of reconciliation, not in the abstract, but with our particular neighbors.

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Digging Holes: A Sermon on the Parable of the Talents

Digging Holes: A Sermon on the Parable of the Talents Sunday November 16, 2014, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Grafton MA Matthew 25:14-30         This the parable of Gala the anxious puppy dog: In a town far away known as Boston, a girl and her dog moved into a home…Read more Digging Holes: A Sermon on the Parable of the Talents

What claims ownership over our lives? A sermon on being imprinted

Aldersgate United Methodist Church, North Reading MA Sunday October 19, 2014- 19th Sunday after Pentecost/Ordinary 29 On Being Imprinted Matthew 22:15-22 It turns out that buying a couch justly is harder than I thought. All I wanted to do was purchase a simple couch. One of my housemates moved out, and took the couch with…Read more What claims ownership over our lives? A sermon on being imprinted

In God we mostly trust: A Sermon on Luke 16

Grace Church, Great Barrington Sunday September 21, 2013 “In God we mostly trust.” Luke 16:1-13 Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. 2So he summoned him and said to him, ‘What is this that…Read more In God we mostly trust: A Sermon on Luke 16

More than “Boston Strong”

Trinitarian Congregational Church, Concord MA Sunday April 28, 2013 31 When he had gone out, Jesus said, "Now the Son of Man has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. 32 If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself and will glorify him at once. 33 Little…Read more More than “Boston Strong”

Desire to Gather

Desire to Gather: A Sermon on Luke 13 First Parish Church, Weston Sunday Feb 24, 2013 31 At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, ‘Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.’ 32He said to them, ‘Go and tell that fox for me,* “Listen, I am casting out demons and…Read more Desire to Gather

A Balanced Diet of Praise and Thanksgiving

“A Balanced Diet of Praise and Thanksgiving” Joel 2: 21-27 Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service: hosted by St. John's Episcopal Church, Sutton MA Tuesday November 20, 2012 21Do not fear, O soil; be glad and rejoice, for the Lord has done great things! 22Do not fear, you animals of the field, for the pastures of the wilderness…Read more A Balanced Diet of Praise and Thanksgiving