Jan28TueWeek of Prayer for Christian Unity: a sermon preached at St. Mary's Catholic Church on January 26th January 28, 2020
Martin Luther, from where we get the word “Lutheran”
was a Catholic,
both small c and capital C.
Dec25WedA sermon for Christmas 2019 December 25, 2019
Let’s leave the debate about fact vs. fiction aside for a moment,
say Borg and Crossan.
Perhaps there’s a third way of looking at the story:
As a parable and an overture.
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Nov24SunA sermon on Colossians 1 for Christ the King Sunday November 24, 2019
Christ is the image of God.
We can’t see God (because God is invisible)
but we can see Jesus…he’s a lot closer…
he was a man who walked, talked, ate,
slept, suffered, just like us.
Oct22TueA sermon on Luke 18:1-8 October 22, 2019
What would happen if we acknowledge that in some ways, from a global perspective, we the global 1%, are symbolically represented by the judge of this parable?
Sep16MonA sermon for September 22 (Lectionary 24C) September 16, 2019
God thinks we are all so precious
that it’s worth throwing a heavenly party for.
Jun17MonA sermon for Holy Trinity Sunday and World Refugee Sunday June 17, 2019 Pastor Sebastian
In some ways the mind-boggling theology of the Trinity,
is as beyond human comprehension
as the violence and destruction that causes people to flee and seek refuge in foreign countries.
May28TueA sermon for Confirmation Sunday 2019 May 28, 2019
And today, you get to speak for yourselves:
to affirm your baptismal vows in front of the congregation;
that you want to be active Christians, participating in the life of the church, serving, and helping, and sharing your faith with others in word and deed.
Apr23TueMaundy Thursday 2019 April 23, 2019
We’re not getting out the soap,
We’re not going to use a brush and we won’t make a big fuss about cleaning between your toes!
Apr1MonLent 4 C Luke 15 April 1, 2019 Pastor Sebastian
...just like with the leaky, cracked buckets of our hearts,
dipped into the immense ocean of God’s love:
God’s grace embraces from beneath, above, all around.