Tag Archives: Christ

Easter 2016: Alleluia!

“Alleluia! Christ is risen! (The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!)   We have just proclaimed the truth of our faith. We have embellished it over the centuries, but our core truth is the resurrected Christ. Paul writes about it this … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Easter 2015: Peace, Bread, and Liturgy

Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Peace, Bread, and Liturgy By this time, according to Luke, Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women had found the empty tomb of Jesus, and “two … Continue reading

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Lent 4b2015: we’re hungry!

Numbers 21:4-9 Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 Ephesians 2:1-10 John 3:14-2 “Hunger” The short answer is “I don’t know.” I don’t know why God sent poisonous serpents to kill people. I’d like to say that that’s not the God that I know. … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday 2013: You are but dust: a meditation

Remember that you are but dust, and to dust you shall return. I invite you to a holy Lent. Sober words we hear today.  Lent is about remembering our death, to a time of intentional self examination and repentance.  We … Continue reading

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Advent1c_2012: Advent …

Challenges are part of life, of course.  This week, I was challenged in a liturgical way: how might our Sunday worship incorporate “the kirkin’ o the tartans (a St. Andrew’s day celebration, really),” a children’s sermon for the first Sunday … Continue reading

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Proper 29b “Art thou the king of the Jews?

2 Samuel 23:1-7   Psalm 132:1-13   Revelation 1:4b-8    John 18:33-37 Christ the King Sunday “Art thou the king of the Jews?” I have a quiz for you this morning; it is called “who is:”  …  Ready? Who is … The … Continue reading

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