Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Lord Did It

Sermon from September 14, 2014 Exodus 14: 19-31 St. Aidan’s, Cypress, Texas This weekend, I was able to spend some good time at Camp Allen. For those who have never been to Camp Allen, Camp Allen is the Episcopal Camp and Conference Center for our Diocese. In fact, I think that St. Aidan’s is one […]

Help, I’ve Fallen. And I Can’t Get Up.

Sermon from September 12, 2014 Jude 20-21, 24-25 Daughters of the King Assembly, Camp Allen Good evening! And welcome to the Fall Assembly of the Daughters of the King. As always, it is my pleasure to serve as the bishop liaison to your wonderful ministry. And it is my pleasure to serve as your celebrant […]

It’s Not Mean. It’s Just the Truth.

Sermon from September 7, 2014 Matthew 18: 15-20 St. George’s, Austin, Texas & St. Peter’s, Lago Vista, Texas This last week, the great comedian, Joan Rivers, died. I am showing my age here, but I can remember when Joan Rivers was the queen of late night TV. Joan Rivers was wicked funny – because of […]

The Harvest is Ripe for the Pickin’

Celebration of a New Ministry – Mitch Tollett Luke 10: 1-2 St. Francis, Tyler, Texas Good evening! It is my pleasure to be with y’all this evening for this happy occasion, as St. Francis Episcopal Church formally welcomes Mitch Tollett as their rector. Even before I was his bishop, I have known Mitch during his […]

Get Behind Me, Newton’s Third Law

Sermon from August 31, 2014 Matthew 16: 21-28 Grace, Alvin, Texas Like many teenagers, when I was in high school, grownups asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. And I decided that I wanted to be – an engineer. I wanted to be an engineer because I was fairly good at […]