Monthly Archives: July 2015

Proper 10b 2015: Telling the truth

2 Samuel 6:1-5,12b-19 Psalm 24 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:14-29 “Telling the truth” What a deplorable story: John the Baptist’s head is served on a platter at Herod’s banquet, the finale of a promise fulfilled. It is difficult to find hope … Continue reading

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Proper 9b 2015: Shake it off

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 Psalm 48 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 Mark 6:1-13 Our church just finished meeting on a grand scale this week. The Episcopal Church’s triennial meeting called “the General Convention,” the 78th one concluded late this week in Salt … Continue reading

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Proper 8b 2015: grabbing the cloak of Jesus

Mark 5:21-43 “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the son of God.” These words are the beginning of the gospel of Mark. Mark gives us no birth story, no lineage in order to prove who Jesus is. … Continue reading

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