Sermon from December 8, 2019 Isaiah 11: 1-10 Trinity, The Woodlands, Texas The Old Testament Prophet Isaiah speaks out to be heard, crying out: “A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. On that day, the root of Jesse shall stand as a signal […]

{Click here for video} Sermon from November 17, 2019 Luke 21: 5-19 St. John the Divine, Houston, Texas Last month, I flew from Washington, DC to DFW. The reason that I was flying home to Texas from DC – was that I had been attending an alumni reunion in Virginia from where I graduated from […]

Sermon from November 10, 2019 Isaiah 58: 6-12 St. Martin’s, Houston, Texas It is great to be with you all at St. Martin’s today. Now I know that you all at St. Martin’s pray in the Sunday Prayers of the People for all of the bishops of this diocese, for which we are most grateful. […]

Sermon from November 3, 2019 Ephesians 1: 11-23 Holy Comforter, Spring, Texas & St. Isidore, The Woodlands, Texas My Twitter news feed this past week was a bit more entertaining than usual. This past week, the Twitter-verse engaged in a little competition, as each person weighed in on their favorite trick-or-treat candy. From what I […]

Sermon from October 27, 2019 2 Timothy 4: 6-8, 16-18 Trinity, Galveston, Texas & Rice University, Houston, Texas In 1983, a film was released that has become a Christmas classic. The film about little Ralphie asking for a Red Ryder BB gun is called: “A Christmas Story.” Since 1997 to today, on the TBS network, […]

Sermon from October 20, 2019 Genesis 32: 22-31 St. Dunstan’s, Houston, Texas I have one sibling, a brother who is 3 years younger than I am. No when we were growing up, my brother and I got along pretty well with each other. Yet as brothers and siblings do, we got into our share of […]

Sermon from October 6, 2019 2 Timothy 1: 1-14 Holy Comforter, Angleton, Texas As a young boy, I had two great aunts whom I loved to be around. These two great aunts were my Aunt Lilla, and my aunt whom we called Sissy. Both of my great aunts lived in Austin, all of their lives. […]