Zechariah's Benedictus is a powerful song of praise and prophecy, and one of the original songs of Christmas. Here is a reflection on this canticle that I shared at our Advent Vespers Service.
Preparing the Way: My Sermon on Luke 3:1-6
The word of God came to John the Baptist in the wilderness, but where does the word of God come to us, and when, and how? Here is my reflection on that question, in this sermon on John 3:1-6 for the Second Sunday in Advent.
Singing Mary’s Magnificent Song: A Reflection on Luke 1:39-56
Mary's Magnificat is a magnificent song of praise and one of the original songs of Christmas. Here is a reflection on this passage that I shared at our Advent Vespers Service.
Introducing Good Ground: A New Christian Devotional App
I am excited to share some information about a brand new Christian devotional app that launched this week.
There Will Be Signs: My Sermon on Luke 21:25-36
The Season of Advent begins with this Jesus telling us that there will be signs indicating his return, but what are these signs, and how do we interpret them? Here is my sermon on Luke 21:25-36.
Unquenchable Joy: My Sermon on Gaudete Sunday
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.
Raising Our Hearts and Making Straight the Path
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.
A Glimpse of the Light of God
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."
O My Soul, Keep Awake!
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.
The Surprise of Christmas: My Sermon on December 22, 2019
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.