Holy Inheritance: A Sermon on Mark 10: 17-33

Holy Inheritance: A Sermon on Mark 10:17-33 Sunday October 11, 2015 Bethlehem Covenant Church, Worcester MA (Preacher’s note: This sermon was also an experiment in crowd-sourcing stories from friends and strangers on social media) Every family has stories of inheritance. Every family has stories of inheritance: some are beautiful tales of priceless gifts, some are tormented […]

Childish: A sermon on Mark 9

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Amherst Sunday September 20, 2015 “Childish” A sermon on Mark 9:30-37 Please pray with me: This is the conversation we have after the kids have left the room. The hard stuff, the awkward stuff, the unresolved stuff where there are no good options left on the table. This is what we say when […]

Terror and Amazement: An Easter Vigil Sermon

Terror and Amazement: An Easter Vigil Sermon Saturday April 4, 2015, St. Andrew’s Longmeadow Ecumenical Easter Vigil Mark 16:1-8 “Something strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God […]