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The Defects of Jesus, V: Impossible Dreams

Date: March 29, 2020

Bible Text: Luke 4:14–21 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. The mind is an old crow Who knows only to gather dead twigs, Then take them back to the vacancy Between the branches of the parent tree And entwine them around the emptiness With silence and unfailing patience Until what was fallen, withered and lost

Denting the Darkness

Date: February 23, 2020

Bible Text: Luke 9:28–36 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Just as they were leaving him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it is good for us to be here; —Luke 9:33   I have long felt disconnected from this mountain top story: Jesus’ transfiguration is unfamiliar, often skipped over and full of mystical, science-fiction tinged

Stewarship, IV: Time

Date: October 6, 2019

Bible Text: Ecclesiastes 3:1–8; John 1:1–5 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   For everything there is a season, and time for every matter under heaven   —Ecclesiastes 3:1   Ecclesiastes 3 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a

Bread from Heaven, IV: Food as Love

Date: August 25, 2019

Bible Text: Matthew 14:13–21 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. “Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the

Among Many, a Theology of Frogs

Date: April 28, 2019

Bible Text: Luke 24:13–35 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him; and he vanished from their sight.  —Luke 24:31 Luke 24:13–35 On that same day, two disciples were traveling to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking to each other

A Wideness in God’s Mercy I: Repentance

Date: March 6, 2019

Bible Text: Psalm 51 |

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love. —Psalm 51:1   A Meditation on Ash Wednesday Author and poet Kathleen Norris spends time as an artist in residence at religious schools around the country. She invites children into the gift of creative writing by reading