Monthly Archives: October 2014

All Saints’ Day

Let us now praise famous men, our fathers in their generations. I guess it strikes me as a little sad that nowadays so many of our famous men are perhaps only worthy of the faintest praise. Maybe I’m being a … Continue reading

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Pentecost +20

When I was a kid, my sister had this awesome Buick Regal, maybe a ’77 or ’78, and she was the type of girl who had, like, 100 cassette tapes in her car. My favorite tape cover was Meat Loaf’s … Continue reading

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Pentecost +19

When I was about 19 years old, maybe, my friend Scott very solemnly gave me a book; I can’t for the life of me remember the title, but the cover had a picture of soldiers fighting in the desert, presumably … Continue reading

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Pentecost +18

So after two weeks of vineyard stories that we all seemed to enjoy, it occurred to me that we don’t see that many wine bars any more, despite them being all the rage a few years ago. Nowadays things seem … Continue reading

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Pentecost +17

I’m indebted to This Week, a fabulous resource, for the middle paragraphs of this sermon. Too many funerals (and roosters) this week. – MT+ So a Baptist preacher and a priest sat next to each other on a plane. When … Continue reading

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