Messages (Sermons)

170413 – Maundy Thursday Reflection

One Another John 13:34-35 It was so important and so innovative that they named a whole religious holiday about it. And yet it’s so obvious and such common sense. Or maybe not. Maybe that’s the problem. Maybe it should be…

170409 – TheoSpeak-Jesus

Yr A ~ Palm Sunday ~ Matthew 21:1-11 I want to jump right to the heart of this story and really wrestle with its central question. Jesus and his disciples are arriving at Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. This is…

170326 – TheoSpeak-Seeing

~ scroll down for video ~ Yr A ~ Lent 4 ~ John 9:13–41 Unlike some of the scripture passages we get to tackle, this one is not a particularly deep story. It’s obvious what the intention is from the…

170319 – TheoSpeak-Need

~ scroll down for video ~ Yr A ~ Lent 3 ~ John 4:5–30 It was absolutely scandalous! If you knew more about their culture you’d know just how scandalous it really was. Women and men simply didn’t speak with…

170312 – TheoSpeak-Spirit

~ scroll down for video ~ Yr A ~ Lent 2 ~ John 3:1-17 Sacred conversations that reveal deep things about theology are our theme for this season of Lent, and today we have a conversation that Jesus settled once…

170305 – Theospeak-God

~ scroll down for video ~ Yr A ~ Lent 1 ~ Matthew 4:1-11 As with many passages of scripture in the bible today’s reading from Matthew lends itself to multiple interpretations – and that’s a good thing because in…

170219 – On Planting and Watering

Our 20th Anniversary service featuring as guest preacher: The Rev. Dr. John Young  (full text below)   I want to begin by saying how pleased I am to be here with you today.  To be asked to speak at an anniversary…