Monthly Archives: November 2014


Sermon from November 23, 2014 Matthew 25: 31-46 Trinity, The Woodlands, Texas & Holy Spirit, Houston, Texas My wife and I are hooked – on Serial. No, we are not hooked on breakfast cereal. Serial is a weekly podcast. And a podcast is an audio recording that is posted on the internet. A weekly podcast […]

You’re Gonna Be Just Fine

Sermon from November 16, 2014 1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11 Holy Comforter, Spring, Texas This past February, I turned 50 years old. And along with turning 50, this brought about a whole series of rites of passage, rites of passage mainly dealing with my aging health. Now I do believe in getting an annual physical checkup. […]

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Sermon from November 9, 2014 Matthew 25: 1-13 St. Francis, Tyler, Texas As some of you already know, I am a graduate of the University of Texas. I went to UT back in the 1980s. And for my first two years at UT, I had a roommate in the dorm. I had known my roommate, […]

Who are These?

Sermon from November 2, 2014 Revelation 7: 9-17 St. Stephen’s, Beaumont, Texas St. John the Divine, the writer of the Book of Revelation, tells us his vision, saying: “I, John, looked. And there was a great multitude [of people] that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing […]