Monthly Archives: December 2017

Hacked Off at Humanity

Sermon from Christmas Eve 2017 Luke 2: 1-20 Trinity, Jacksonville, Texas Last month, I led a pilgrimage to Israel. I traveled to the Holy Land, with 15 other clergy from our Diocese of Texas. While I was in the Holy Land, it was very meaningful to walk in the footsteps of Jesus. Of course, in […]

With Confidence

Ordination to the Priesthood: Ryan Mails Sermon from December 21, 2017 Hebrews 10:35 – 11:1 St. Michael & All Angels, Longview, Texas Last Sunday night, my wife and I settled down in our den to watch a Christmas movie that we had tivo’d. Yet then, on Twitter, I saw that various folks were watching on […]

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Sermon from December 10, 2017 Mark 1: 1-8 Trinity, The Woodlands, Texas {click here for audio} In the 1990s, when our two sons were little boys, they were fascinated by the Power Rangers. The Power Rangers entered into our home in 1993, with the debut of the kids TV show: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The […]

Jesus is Saving Your Twitter Feed

Sermon from December 3, 2017 Isaiah 64: 1-9 St. John the Divine, Houston, Texas {click here for video} The first thing that I do every morning when I wake up: Is to check my phone. When I first wake up, I do the social media shuffle. I check Instagram, then Facebook, then Twitter, in a […]