Monthly Archives: April 2014

Unexcused Absence

Sermon from April 27, 2014 John 20:19-31 St. Dunstan’s, Houston, Texas Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! Back in the 1980s, my mother was a school secretary. My mom worked in the front office of Spring Branch Middle School, here in Houston. Now as school secretary, one of my mom’s jobs […]

Happy

Sermon from Easter Day 2014 Matthew 28:1-10 Good Shepherd, Kingwood, Texas Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! Other than that shout out to Jesus Christ, your director of music, Jackson Hearn, gets my second shout out of the morning. For when I was a parish priest, I never could figure out […]

Staggering Violence & Peace

Sermon from Palm Sunday 2014 Matthew 26:14 – 27:66 Christ Church, Nacogdoches, Texas I chose to be with you here this morning. I chose to be with you here at Christ Church today, on this tender day in the church year, on this Sunday of the Passion, commonly called Palm Sunday. Now I realize that […]

How I Met Your Redeemer

Sermon from April 6, 2014 John 11: 1-45 Christ Church, Tyler, Texas It is strange to be the guy who Jesus brought back from the dead. It is strange to be one of the most famous men in the world, the man who Jesus called out of the tomb. You see, my name is Lazarus. […]