Jesus tells us to "go and learn what this means, 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.'" Here is my sermon on this theme, found in Matthew 9:13 and in Hosea 6:6.
Grace, Love, and Communion: My Sermon on 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 for Holy Trinity Sunday
The gifts of the Holy Trinity include the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit. Here is sermon on these gifts for Holy Trinity Sunday.
Mourning with Jesus
Jesus blesses those who mourn, but what does it mean to mourn with Jesus? Here is a brief reflection on that question, in a devotion that I wrote for my congregation on the beatitudes of Jesus found in Matthew 5:1-12.
Pentecost for Us: My Sermon for the Day of Pentecost on John 20:19-23
On the Day of Pentecost we gather to give thanks for the miraculous gift of the Holy Spirit. But what does this miracle mean for us today? Here is my sermon on the Day of Pentecost.
What Does It Mean to Be Poor in Spirit?
What does it mean to be poor in spirit? Here is a brief reflection on that question, in a devotion that I wrote for my congregation on the beatitudes of Jesus found in Matthew 5:1-12.
The Path of Blessedness
Here is the first of a new devotional series I wrote for my congregation on the beatitudes of Jesus found in Matthew 5:1-12.
Defending Our Hope: My Sermon on Acts 17:22-31
Always be ready to defend our hope, Peter writes. And Paul shows us how to do that, in his sermon in front of the Areopagus. Here is my sermon on Acts 17:22-31.
Our Way, Our Truth, Our Life: My Sermon on John 14:1-14
Jesus is our way, our truth, and our life. Here is my sermon on John 14:1-14 for the Fifth Sunday of Easter.
Learning on the Road to Emmaus: My Sermon on Luke 24:13-35
The story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus has much to teach us about our walk with Christ. Here is my sermon on Luke 24:13-35.
Seven Stanzas at Easter | John Updike
A poem in celebration of the Resurrection of Our Lord: "Seven Stanzas at Easter" by John Updike.