Sermon from February 10, 2019 Luke 5: 1-11 Grace, Houston, Texas & Redeemer, Houston, Texas {click here for audio} Now some folks say, that the definition of insanity is: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. And if insanity is doing the same thing over and over and over, Then the […]

Sermon from February 3, 2019 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13 St. Stephen’s, Huntsville, Texas Last year when I was here at St. Stephen’s, I preached about having skin in the game. And as a sermon illustration, I sang in this pulpit. Last year, I sang a bit from this pulpit, a few lines from the old […]

Sermon from January 27, 2019 Luke 4: 14-21 Good Shepherd, Tomball, Texas {click here for video} In life, it is important to make the right decisions, and to make the right call. And in sports, it can be especially important to make the right decision, the right call. For those who follow professional football, in […]

Sermon from December 2, 2018 Luke 21: 25-236 Christ Church, Jefferson, Texas “Lord, let me know my end. Lord, let me know my end and the number of my days, so that I may know how short my life is.” To pray: “Lord, let me know my end,” Might seem morbid and sad. Yet these […]

Sermon from November 18, 2018 Hebrews 10: 11-25 Trinity, Marshall, Texas When I was a young adult, I was not an ordained person. But when I was in my 20s, I had graduated from the University of Texas with a BBA in Accounting. Back in those days, I was a CPA and working as an […]

Sermon from November 11, 2018 Mark 12: 38-44 Christ Church South, Tyler, Texas My wife, Susan, is a fantastic cook. And Susan has many, many specialties that she cooks and bakes. Now, I don’t eat desserts that much these days. Yet I do make an exception – every now and then. Because whenever fall comes […]

Sermon from November 4, 2018 Revelation 21: 1-6a Trinity, Longview, Texas I do a lot of driving throughout the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, and especially in East Texas. As the bishop for the east region of our diocese, I live and office in Tyler. Given that we have three diocesan offices – in Austin, Tyler, […]