A sonnet inspired by the Beatitudes shared by Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount.
As Christians we are called to live out of step with the rest of our culture, and the celebration of "Christ the King Sunday" reminds us of that. Here is my sermon on Matthew 25:31-46.
Living a life that is pleasing to God requires fear, love, and trust. Here is my sermon on the Parable of the Talents, Matthew 25:14-30.
Jesus tells his disciples a parable about bridesmaids who, while waiting for the bridegroom to return, start running out of oil for lamps. Does it feel like the oil in your lamp is running a little low these days? Here is my sermon on Matthew 25:1-13.
In the beatitudes, Jesus offers us nine qualities of being a disciple, and blesses us when we seek to do them. Here is my sermon on the beatitudes in Matthew 5:1-12.
Jesus blesses the meek, but who are the meek? Here is a wonderful answer to that question by the poet Mary Karr.
The parables taught by Jesus teach us both about God and ourselves. What can we learn from his parable of the wicked tenants? Here is my sermon on Matthew 21:33-46.
The (Blessed) Unfairness of God's Mercy: My Sermon on Jonah 3:10-4:11 and Matthew 20:1-16.
With all that is happening in our world right now, what can we do to make a difference? Here is one thing we can do: forgive someone. Here is my sermon on Matthew 18:21-35.
Scripture teaches us that God cares deeply about our most important relationship(s). Here is my sermon on Matthew 18:15-20.