Monthly Archives: October 2012

Got a Stain? Shout it Out

Sermon from October 28, 2012 Mark 10: 46-52 St. Matthew’s, Henderson, Texas I grew up in the Episcopal Church. I grew up in the Episcopal Church learning from my parents that church is a place where you should be quiet. Sometimes, however, my brother and I would start laughing or giggling during the service – […]

Are You Able to Drink the Kool-Aid?

Sermon from October 21, 2012 Mark 10: 35-45 Holy Spirit, Houston, Texas This is the place. This is the place where I drank the Kool-Aid. This is the church where I drank the Kool-Aid, both literally and figuratively. As a child, I can remember going to Sunday school in this very church, drinking Kool-Aid and […]

Terribly Wrong

Sermon from October 14, 2012 Mark 10: 17-31 Holy Comforter, Spring, Texas People of Holy Comforter: You are to be commended for your wise decision in choosing Jimmy Abbott as your rector. Jimmy and I worked together for two years at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Waco. When we served together at St. Alban’s, I […]

Those Whom God Has Joined Together

Sermon from October 7, 2012 Mark 10: 2-16 Christ Church, Tyler, Texas Good morning. I am Jeff Fisher and I am your new bishop. Thank you for all of your hard work and attention to detail in making my service of Consecration as Bishop yesterday, a wonderful and special occasion of worship in the Church […]

The Ordination & Consecration of Jeff Wright Fisher

October 6, 2012