Monthly Archives: January 2013

Your Inaugural Address

Sermon from January 27, 2013 Luke 4: 14-21 St. Christopher’s, Austin, Texas I love pomp and circumstance. In the Episcopal Church, we love the pomp and circumstance of a good worship service. And I also like the pomp and circumstance of the Inauguration of the President of the United States. Last Monday, we had the […]

Your Hour Has Come

Sermon from January 20, 2013 John 2: 1-11 San Mateo, Houston, Texas ¡Buenos Días! I graduated from Memorial High School here in Houston. And I must admit that I was a fairly good student. When I was in high school, it was a requirement to take two years of a foreign language. So I chose […]


Sermon from January 13, 2013 Isaiah 43: 1-7 St. Luke the Evangelist, Houston, Texas Last Sunday, on the Feast of the Epiphany, I told a story about my grandfather, whom I called Granddad. And one of the benefits of being a bishop is that you all didn’t hear that story. So this Sunday, I am […]

Home by a Different Way

Sermon from January 6, 2013 Matthew 2: 1-12 Trinity, Marshall, Texas My grandfather, who I called Granddad, loved to take car trips. Even though Granddad lived in the city, he loved to take car trips out into the country, in his big, white, Texas-sized Cadillac. I loved to ride in the car with my Granddad. […]