Sermon from May 20, 2017 Acts 17: 22-31 Diocesan Altar Guild Retreat, Camp Allen, Texas Sisters and brothers of the Altar Guild: I see how extremely religious you are in every way. For as I go through your churches and look carefully at the objects of your worship, I find among them in your sacristies: […]

Sermon from May 14, 2017 Acts 7: 55-60 Holy Spirit, Houston, Texas I have come among you this morning, to be with the people – who will die with me. You are the people with whom I will die for our faith. Because faith in Jesus Christ – is a faith worth dying for. In […]

Sermon from May 7, 2017 John 10: 1-10 St. Mark’s, Beaumont, Texas Now with all my traveling around the Diocese of Texas, I spend a lot of time in my car. Therefore, I spend a lot of time listening to XM Radio. And several weeks ago, I was listening to a talk show on the […]

Sermon from April 30, 2017 Luke 24: 13-35 St. Dunstan’s, Houston, Texas {click here for video} I want to talk to you this morning about: Indigestion. Yet more specifically, I want to talk to you about: Heartburn. Heartburn is a very real condition. In just one year, over 60% of adults will experience some form […]

Sermon from April 23, 2017 John 20: 19-31 Emmanuel, Houston, Texas & Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas {click here for audio} Last Sunday, on Easter Day, I celebrated the Eucharist at Christ Church in Tyler, where I live. The Easter worship at Christ Church in Tyler included trumpets and trombones and the choir belting […]

Sermon from April 9, 2017 (Sunday of the Passion) Matthew 26:36 – 27:54 Good Shepherd, Tomball, Texas {click here for video} I went to college at the University of Texas, as evidenced by the awesome burnt orange shirt y’all gave me last year at my visitation. And when I was at UT, I had two […]

Sermon from March 26, 2017 John 9: 1-41 Christ Church, Tyler, Texas {sung slowly} Jesus loves me, This I know. That’s the way a favorite children’s Bible song begins: Jesus loves me, This I know. Sometimes, we can’t adequately explain things. Sometimes, we just know. When I visit with engaged couples who are about to […]