Finding joy in a challenging year can be difficult, but we can always find joy in the Lord. Here is my sermon for the Third Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday.
Prepare the way of the Lord, John the baptizer declares to us at the beginning of Mark's Gospel, by making his paths straight. How? Here is my sermon on Mark 1:1-8 reflecting on that question.
Here are a few thoughts to share with you about this unusual season of Advent in which we find ourselves, followed by a poem by Ann Weems, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
What is the great malady of our time? It is arguably the "loss of soul." Here is my sermon on Mark 13:24-37, exploring what it might mean for us to pay renewed attention to our souls.
Advent may be predictable, but the Christmas story shows us that God is full of surprises! Here is my sermon on Matthew 1:18-25.
What a lovely prayer we find in Psalm 80! "Let your face shine." Here is my reflection on it, shared during last night's Advent Vespers Service.
Have you ever wondered whether Jesus really is the one? If so, you are not alone. In this Sunday's gospel reading, John the Baptist asks this very question. Here is my sermon on Matthew 11:2-11.
Here is a reflection on a psalm fit for a king, Psalm 72. This was shared during last night's Advent Vespers Service.
John the Baptist tells us that the best way to get ready for Christmas, and for Christ's promised return, is to change our minds. Here is my sermon on Matthew 3:1-12.
Here is a reflection on a beloved psalm, sung by countless pilgrims on the journey of faith. Let us go the house of the Lord!