War on Christmas

Texts:  I Samuel 2:18-26 & Luke 2:41-52 Let me say right now that I do not subscribe to the current “War on Christmas.” It is a fabrication created by a partisan media desperate for an audience. I believe there was … Continue reading

Journey (not) Destination

(This is the sermon I preached at the Hermitage on September 7, 2014.  The scriptures were Exodus 12:1-14 and Romans 13:8-14.  Enjoy!) Milo, the hero in Norman Juster’s book, The Phantom Tollbooth, finds himself on a fantastic journey in a … Continue reading

The Hill You Die On

(My sermon on Genesis 22:1-22, Romans 6:12-23, and Matthew 10:40-42 – delivered at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church on June 29, 2014) Back when I was in seminary and, like my fellow students, full of indignation at a world teeming with injustice … Continue reading