Monthly Archives: May 2015

Torrential

Sermon from May 31, 2015 John 3: 1-17 Holy Comforter, Spring, Texas When I was a boy, I used to like to play in water. And at the house where I grew up, we had a big flower bed in the middle of the backyard. I mean this flower bed was huge! And it was […]

Chosen by Resurrection Ink

Sermon from May 17, 2015 Acts 1: 15-17, 21-26 Holy Trinity, Port Neches, Texas Jesus tells us: “You did not choose me, But I chose you.” Sometimes I think that we put too much emphasis – on us. Sometimes we think that this Christianity thing – is all up to us. Sometimes I think we […]

Walley World Access

Sermon from May 10, 2015 Acts 10: 44-48 Christ Church Cathedral, Houston, Texas Clark Griswold will not be denied. In the classic film from 1983, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Clark Griswold and his family are on pilgrimage to the theme park, Walley World. In the film, Clark Griswold is played by Chevy Chase. And Clark leads […]

It Feels Like the First Time

Sermon from May 3, 2015 Acts 8: 26-40 St. Mark’s, Beaumont, Texas Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! I think that I took my very first trip on an airplane – when I was only eight months old. As a baby, my mother took me on my first airplane trip, to […]