Monthly Archives: September 2013

Doomed

Sermon from September 29, 2013 Luke 16: 19-31 Trinity, Baytown, Texas Good morning! I am Jeff Fisher, Bishop Suffragan of Texas, with oversight of the eastern region of our diocese. I am one of the 3 bishops in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. And I am doomed. I am doomed because today’s Gospel reading is […]

The Spirit of Aggieland

Sermon from September 27, 2013 Numbers 11: 16-17, 24-25a Texas A&M Episcopal Student Center, College Station, Texas Good evening! I am Jeff Fisher, Bishop Suffragan of Texas, one of the 3 bishops in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. And I am also a proud member of the Class of 1986 — from the University of […]

Feast of the Found

Sermon from September 15, 2013 Luke 15: 1-10 St. Mark’s, Houston, Texas Good morning! It is great to be at St. Mark’s today, with you and your excellent clergy. I want to point out that your rector, Patrick, and I both have strong connections to Waco. I was the rector of St. Alban’s in Waco […]

Beautiful, Holy Cross

Sermon from September 13, 2013 Philippians 2: 5-11 Daughters of the King, Camp Allen Good evening! It is great to be with the Daughters and the Junior Daughters tonight and I want to thank you for inviting me to be with you at your fall assembly. I was with you all last February for your […]

In Syria & Bay City: Count the Cost

Sermon from September 8, 2013 Luke 14: 25-33 St. Mark’s, Bay City, Texas {Click here for audio} Good morning! For those who have not met me yet, I am Jeff Fisher, Bishop Suffragan of Texas. However, there are some men here who do know me. Because back in 2009, I led a men’s retreat in […]

Go to Vegas: Outside the Camp

Sermon from September 1, 2013 Hebrew 13: 15-28 St. Mary’s, Cypress, Texas Well. I’m back! For those who do not know me yet, my name is Jeff Fisher, Bishop Suffragan of Texas. There are many here, however, who do know me. Because from 2004 to 2006, I was the first associate rector and curate in […]