When we continue in Jesus' word, we know the truth, and this truth sets us free. But what is this truth, and how does it set us free? Here is my sermon on John 8:31-36.
Bible Nonets: The Letters of Paul (Romans – Philemon)
As I read through the Bible this year, I am writing a nonet poem for each of its sixty-six books. Here are my nonets for the thirteen canonical letters of Paul.
Acquiring an Appetite for the World of Grace: My Sermon on Mark 10:46-52
How can we acquire an appetite for the world of grace? We can learn from Bartimaeus. Here is my sermon on Mark 10:46-52.
Song of Blind Bartimaeus After His Healing by Madeleine L’Engle
Song of blind Bartimaeus after his healing | Madeleine L'Engle All praise to thee, my God, this night for all I see, both night and day. All praise for loveliness of things! During the shadows of un-sight you kept the raging fears at bay. All praise to thee, my God, this night for all the…
How to Become Great: My Sermon on Mark 10:35-45
How does one become great? Simple: By serving others. Here is my sermon on Mark 10:35-45.
My Faith Looks Up to Thee
My Faith Looks Up to Thee | Ray Palmer My faith looks up to thee, thou Lamb of Calvary, Savior divine: now hear me while I pray, take all my guilt away, O let me from this day be wholly thine. May thy rich grace impart strength to my fainting heart, my zeal inspire; as…
How to Inherit Eternal Life: My Sermon on Mark 10:17-31
What must we do to inherit eternal life? That is the question at the heart of this gospel reading. Here is my sermon on Mark 10:17-31.
A God Who Can Sympathize With Us: A Reflection on Hebrews 4:14-16
The Letter to the Hebrews reminds us of a simple yet profound idea, that we worship a God who is able to sympathize with us. Here is a reflection on this passage, Hebrews 4:14-16.
The Simple Grace of Being Accepted
What does it mean to be struck by grace? In this passage, Paul Tillich offers a beautiful description of grace, and the healing gift of simply being accepted.
No Good Alone: My Sermon on Genesis 2:18-24 and Mark 10:2-16
It is not good to be alone, but it is not always easy to be together! Here is my sermon on Christian community, using readings from Genesis and the Gospel of Mark.