Monthly Archives: May 2009

Pentecost

Today is Whitsunday, Pentecost, the birth of a new season in the Church and the day that some people like to call the birthday of the Church. I tend to think that the Church was born the moment a young … Continue reading

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Easter VII

A while back I was friends with a bunch of guys who participated in a group Christian athletes. I was part of that group for years, beginning in high school, through college, and I coached their football camps every summer … Continue reading

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Easter VI

In the thirty seconds it took for me to read the Gospel lesson for today, I said the word love nine times. I don’t know how long it took for Jesus to speak the words that St. John wrote down … Continue reading

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Sermon, Easter V

It’s Mother’s Day, a whole day to remember our mothers, whether they are still with us or not. My mother is still with me, though she’s not here this morning, so I can talk about her all I want. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Sermon, Easter IV

I was here at Christ Church for about a month and a half when I decided it would be a good idea to talk about sheep. I pointed out a few fast facts about sheep and shepherds, went on for … Continue reading

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