Monthly Archives: October 2014


Sermon from October 26, 2014 Matthew 22: 34-46 St. Cuthbert, Houston, Texas & St. Paul’s, Navasota, Texas {click here for audio} Now I know that I am a rare breed. I’m a rare breed because I have lived my whole life within the Episcopal Church. When I was a boy, the Holy Eucharist was not […]

Coin or Cross in Your Pocket

Sermon from October 19 & 23, 2014 Matthew 22: 15-22 St. Catherine of Sienna, Missouri City, Texas & Trinity, Baytown, Texas Last month, I took all of the American currency out of my wallet. Out of my wallet came the bills engraved with pictures of the heads of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. And I […]

What If You Didn’t Tell?

Sermon from October 18, 2014 2 Timothy 4: 5-13 Episcopal Church Women Annual Retreat, Camp Allen, Texas Last month, I was in Galveston to install Freda Marie Brown as the new executive director of St. Vincent’s House. Betsy Sullivan and Ellen Cook, from your diocesan Episcopal Church Women board, were present for the celebration. After […]

Say Yes to the Dress

Sermon from October 12, 2014 Matthew 22: 1-14 St. Matthew’s, Henderson, Texas & Trinity, Jacksonville, Texas Now I don’t know how much y’all watch of “reality TV.” But there are some pretty crazy TV shows out there. And one of these reality TV shows is titled: “Say Yes to the Dress.” This TV show on […]

Prize in the Cereal Box

Sermon from October 5, 2014 Philippians 3: 4b-14 Calvary, Bastrop, Texas When I was a young boy, Saturday mornings were like “kid heaven.” Because on Saturday mornings, watching cartoons on TV was the best part of the week. Those Saturday mornings were filled with wall to wall cartoons – on all 3 of our TV […]