Monthly Archives: February 2014


Sermon from February 16, 2014 Deuteronomy 30: 15-20 St. Cyprian’s, Lufkin, Texas In the Harry Potter series, the great sage, Dumbledore, gives good advice to young Harry Potter. Dumbledore instructs Harry – and us – saying: “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” It is our […]

Let Your Cross Shine

Sermon from February 9, 2014 Matthew 5: 13-20 Grace, Galveston, Texas & St. Augustine, Galveston, Texas During this month of February, some big things have already been happening: Of course, we had the Super Bowl, which turned out to be a rather non-event, that is unless you are a Seahawks fan. The Winter Olympics have […]

Long Haul

Sermon from February 2, 2014 Luke 2: 22-40 Trinity, Houston, Texas It is great for me to be here at Trinity this morning. Because this church is where it all began for my family. Trinity is where my family first experienced the Episcopal Church, first becoming Episcopalians for the long haul. You see, my mother’s […]