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Easter Sunday – 2010

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them. (Luke 24:11)
The tomb is empty. It is an odd story isn’t it? I marvel every year at this notion of an empty tomb. If there is usually one thing we can count on in life it is that the dead [...]

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Good Friday – 2010

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Passion according to John 18 & 19
I have always felt that one preaches on Good Friday with great care. It is a hard day to speak words. It is more of a day for listening, for thought, prayer, meditation, and reflection. It is hard to preach this day because so much piety is attached to [...]

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Palm / Passion Sunday : 2010

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.
Three important statements before I begin this sermon. First, it is often the case that Pastors do not preach on this Sunday allowing the Passion story to simply stand [...]

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Transfiguration : C – 2010

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Luke 9: 28-43
And all were astounded at the greatness of God…
Once when I was home from Seminary some of my family were gathered around the dining room table following dinner. My Grandmother was there. My Grandmother was one who liked to get in the last word. She saw herself as one who dispensed wisdom – [...]

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

“…they left everything and followed him.”
I had the thought to begin this sermon with the story of the Little Red Hen. You know the story. It is about a hen who decides to bake a loaf of bread. Every step of the way she asks if anyone would like to help her. No one will. [...]

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