Transfiguration Sunday comes around every church year. You can think of it as the last Sunday of Epiphany or the last Sunday before Lent but it comes up no matter what you think of it. This is the beauty and (sometimes) the challenge of following the Lectionary. I am grateful to all of those preaching […]
It’s all about context
Context is one of those tricky things, at least it can be tricky. Today’s sermon is taken from St. Paul’s statement in 1 Corinthians, “I have become all things to all people.” (1 Corinthians 9:22b NRSV) It was all too easy for me, especially when I was younger, to look at Paul’s statement and write […]
Rules? Do we need them?
Look! A question for sermon title! In fact, two questions this time. As is so often the case, there is a short and easy answer, “Yes.” So we’re done? No, not really, there is a bit more to it. It is obvious we need rules. Rules of the road keep us safe, or at least […]
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