Monthly Archives: March 2015


Sermon from Palm Sunday 2015 Mark 14:1 -15:47 Emmanuel, Houston, Texas It is wonderful to be back with you at Emmanuel this morning on this holy day – and to confirm people in the faith of Jesus. After I graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in accounting, I went to work as […]

Sir, We Wish to See Jesus

Sermon from March 22, 2015 John 12: 20-33 St. Stephen’s, Huntsville, Texas It is wonderful to be with you at St. Stephen’s this morning. As the bishop for the east region of our diocese, I travel up and down I-45 all the time, from my home in Tyler and to churches across this region. And […]

Jealous Zealous

Sermon from March 8, 2015 John 2: 13-22 Good Shepherd, Tomball, Texas {click here for audio} There are times when I am a very passionate person. And one of the ways that I know when I am being passionate is: When I grin from ear to ear and jump up and down and I scream […]

Yard Cross, Your Cross

Sermon from March 1, 2015 Mark 8: 31-38 St. Christopher, League City, Texas & St. John’s, La Porte, Texas As a bishop suffragan in this diocese, I am the bishop for the east region of our diocese, with my office located in Tyler. Which means, among other things, that I spend a lot of time […]