Sermon from September 13, 2019 Galatians 6: 14-18 Daughters of the King Assembly, Camp Allen, Texas On the border between Texas and Mexico, there are children. No matter what your political views on the complex subject of immigration, on the border between Texas and Mexico – There are children. There are children who are seeking […]

Sermon from September 8, 2019 Luke 14: 25-33 Trinity, Jacksonville, Texas I am someone who likes to use social media to keep up with friends. And I use social media to catch up on the news. Now I realize that social media has its definite downsides and pitfalls. Yet without social media, I would have […]

Sermon from August 24, 2019 Isaiah 55: 6-12 St. Aidan’s, Cypress, Texas At St. Aidan’s today, this wonderful occasion – is filled with smiles. This wonderful occasion – is bursting with joy. This wonderful occasion – is absurd. It is absurd, because joy is absurd. It is absurd, because peace is absurd. It is absurd, […]

Sermon from August 18, 2019 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 St. Paul’s, Woodville, Texas As a young boy, I was fortunate to grow up in a family – where going to church was the norm. And not only did I go to church for worship, I also went to children’s Sunday School. For the most part, I liked […]

Sermon from June 23, 2019 Galatians 3: 23-29 St. Francis of Assisi, Prairie View, Texas Susan and I have both raised two fine sons. They are both in their 20s. And they both are out on their own. And best of all, both of our sons receive: Paychecks! (I never thought it would feel so […]

Sermon from June 9, 2019 Acts 2: 1-21 St. John’s, Silsbee, Texas Alleluia! Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia! Fourteen years ago, a historic moment happened that was broadcast on American television. You see, in 2005, the actor Tom Cruise appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show. In that episode of Oprah, Tom […]

Sermon from June 2, 2019 Acts 16: 16-34 Christ Church, Temple, Texas Alleluia! Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia! I know that this completely dates me to admit this: But I grew up in the 1980s. And I still think that 80s music is some of the greatest. In 1982, a hit […]