Monthly Archives: June 2013

Get Outta Here! Go!

Sermon from June 29, 2013 Matthew 28: 16-20 St. George’s, Texas City, Texas Good afternoon! Thank you for inviting me to be with you this afternoon. Thank you for inviting me to celebrate this historic milestone in the life of St. George’s Episcopal Church: 100 years of ministry in Texas City. I know that there […]

My Name is Christian

Sermon from June 23, 2013 Galatians 3: 23-29 Ascension, Houston, Texas Good morning! I am Jeff Fisher and I am one of the 3 bishops in the Diocese of Texas. And I serve as bishop suffragan for the eastern region of our diocese. Now, I am a fairly new bishop, having been elected just a […]

Faith of/in Jesus

Sermon from June 16, 2013 Galatians 2: 15-21 St. Thomas the Apostle, Nassau Bay, Texas Thank you for the wonderful way that you welcomed me to your congregation last night, with a superb Evensong and a delicious dinner. And thank you for coming back to worship this morning! Our oldest son, Scott, has completed 4 […]

Apocalypse Now

Sermon from June 9, 2013 Galatians 1: 11-24 St. John’s, Marlin, Texas Y’all have happened to catch me visiting you during a momentous weekend in my family. You see, our youngest son graduated from Midway High School in Waco yesterday. I know that your rector, Wendy, can share many of the same feelings because her […]

Courage to Sing Verse 3

Celebration of a New Ministry – John Soard Joshua 1: 7-9 St. Thomas, Wharton, Texas It must have been December 1974. In December 1974, I was sitting in music class at Bunker Hill Elementary School. We were practicing Christmas music for our Christmas concert. You see, our 5th grade music class was going to sing […]

We’re Not Worthy

Sermon from June 2, 2013 Luke 7: 1-10 Holy Trinity, Port Neches, Texas & St. Paul’s, Orange, Texas In the late 1980s, on Saturday Night Live, Wayne’s World became a popular comedy sketch. Wayne’s World is about Wayne and Garth: two teen-aged, heavy metal stoners, making films in their basement. In fact, Wayne’s World became […]