Sermons Jan. 2016-Jan.2017

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany, January 15, 2017

Read the text: How Christ is Revealed

Lamb of God


The First Sunday after the Epiphany, January 8, 2017

Read the text: Beginners and Lords



Christmas Day

Read the text: Soul-Imprinting Love

Mother and Child


The Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016

Read the text: The Prophetic Present


The Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016


The Second Sunday of Advent, December 4, 2016

Read the text: The Always Outsider, the Always Reckoning


The First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016

Read the text: Advent and Lullabies


The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 26, October 30, 2016

Download the audio: Seeing Toward a Different Future  Read the text: Seeing Toward a Different Future


The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 25, October 23, 2016

Download the audio: Susie Parker, Proper 25


The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 24, October 16, 2016

Read the text: Not to Lose Heart

Teenage girl standing by lockers


The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 23, October 9, 2016

Read the text: Made Well



The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 22, October 2, 2016

Listen to the audio: What I’m Trying to Do, It’s Too Hard


The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21, September 25, 2016

Read the text: Scattering the Hounds of Hell



The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20, September 18, 2016

Read the text: Children of Light



The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18, September 4, 2016

Download the audio: Scar Tissue and Living Water Read the text: Scar Tissue and Living Water


The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 17, August 28, 2016

Download the audio: Turning the Tables  Read the text: Turning the Tables


The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 16, August 21, 2016

Download the audio: Double Bind  Read the text: Double Bind


The Feast of St. Mary the Virgin (transferred), August 14, 2016

Download the audio: Mary, Our Pattern  Read the text: Mary, Our Pattern


The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 14, August 7, 2016

Read the text: Treasure Hunt

Treasure hunt


The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 13, July 31, 2016

Read the text: The Soul’s True Fuel



The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 12, July 24, 2016

Listen to the audio: Proper 12, July 24


The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 10, July 10, 2016

Read the text: Blood and Bodies in the Streets. Which Ones Were Our Neighbors?

A Dallas Area Rapid Transit police officer receives comfort at the Baylor University Hospital emergency room entrance Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Dallas. Police say one rapid-transit officer has been killed and three injured when gunfire erupted during a protest in downtown Dallas over recent fatal shootings by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. (Ting Shen/The Dallas Morning News via AP)


The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 9, July 3, 2016

Read the text: Powerfully Out of Our Element

WILD water jump


The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 8, June 26, 2016

Download the audio: Freedom


The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 7, June 19, 2016

Read the text: Moments of Silence

moment of silence


The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 6, June 12, 2016

Read the text: Sin’s Shifting Calculus




The Third Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 5, June 5, 2016

Download the audio: Interrupting Marches to the Grave  Read the text: Interrupting Marches to the Grave


The Second Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 4, May 29, 2016

Download the audio: Creative Tension  Read the text: Creative Tension


The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday, May 22, 2016

Download the audio: Wisdom’s Delight  Read the text: Wisdom’s Delight


The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday, May 15, 2016

Download the audio: Welcome to the Family  Read the text: Welcome to the Family


The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day, May 8, 2016

Download the audio: The Gift of In Between  Read the text: The Gift of In Between


The Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 1, 2016

Download the audio: Not As the World Gives  Read the text: Not As the World Gives


The Fifth Sunday of Easter, April 24, 2016

Download the audio: The Home of God is Among Mortals  Read the text: The Home of God is Among Mortals


The Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, April 17, 2016

Download the audio: I Know Them  Read the text: I Know Them


The Third Sunday of Easter, April 10, 2016

Download the audio: The Risen Christ and Another World  Read the text: The Risen Christ and Another World


The Feast of the Annunciation (transferred), April 3, 2016

Download the audio: Here am I  Read the text: Here am I


Easter Day, March 27, 2016

Download the audio: If For This Life Only  Read the text: If For This Life Only


Good Friday, March 25, 2016

Download the audio: Listen to the Dying  Read the text: Listen to the Dying


Maundy Thursday, March 24, 2016

Download the audio:  Upside Down Authority and the Freedom of Obedience  Read the Text: Upside Down Authority and the Freedom of Obedience


March 20, 2016

Download the audio: Our Whole Holy Story  Read the text: Our Whole Holy Story


March 13, 2016

Download the audio: The Fifth Sunday in Lent


March 6, 2016

Download the audio: The Prodigal Threat Read the text: The Prodigal Threat



February 28, 2016

Download the audio: Facing the ‘Other’ Problem  Read the text: Facing the ‘Other’ Problem



February 21, 2016

Download the audio: A Deep and Terrifying Darkness  Read the text: A Deep and Terrifying Darkness



February 14, 2016

Download the audio: Life, Death, and Lent   Read the text: Life, Death, and Lent


February 7, 2016

Download the audio: Transfiguration and the Common Life  Read the Text: Transfiguration and the Common Life


January 31, 2016

Download the audio: Holy Things, Holy Places, Holy People  Read the text: Holy Things, Holy Places, Holy People


January 24, 2016

Download the audio: The Third Sunday after the Epiphany


January 10, 2016

Download the audio: The Baptism of our Lord


January 3, 2016

Download the audio: Children and Parents of God Read the text: Children and Parents of God


December 24, 2015

Read the text: This Night


December 20, 2015

Download the audio: Joyful, Leaping Encounters Read the text: Joyful, Leaping Encounters


December 13, 2015

Download the audio: Rejoice! Christ Comes Near(er Than You Think) Read the text: Rejoice! Christ Comes Near(er Than You Think)


December 6, 2015

Download the audio: Into Wilderness, Into Covenant Read the text: Into Wilderness, Into Covenant


November 29, 2015

Download the audio: The Prophets’ Always Coming One Read the text: The Prophets’ Always Coming One


November 22, 2015

Download the audio: Healing an Apocalypse, Embodying a King  Read the text: Healing an Apocalypse, Embodying a King


November 8, 2015

Download the audio: An Alternative Economy  Read the text: An Alternative Economy


November 1, 2015

Read the text: O Blest Communion, Fellowship Divine


October 25, 2015

Download the audio: Anointed by an Outcast  Read the text: Anointed by an Outcast


October 18, 2015

Read the text: Confessing God’s Name


October 11, 2015

Read the text: Mistrusting Violence


October 4, 2015


September 27, 2015

Read the text: The Voice of a Prophet


September 20, 2015

Read the text: Right Side Up: Seeing the World from God’s Perspective


September 13, 2015

Read the text: Come and Die to Truly Live


September 6, 2015

Read the text: Whole-Hearted, Open-Handed Trust.



August 30, 2015

Read the text: God’s Good Fruit.


August 23, 2015

Read the text: A Difficult Teaching.


August 16, 2015

Read the text: Wonder: A Doorway to a Wisdom Way of Looking.


August 9, 2015

Read the text: Giving Grace to Those Who Hear.


August 2, 2015

Read the text: At the Trailhead.