Sermons & Series

Grief
August 13, 2017

Jesus Comes Aboard the Ship of Fools

Jesus Comes Aboard the Ship of Fools

I’m grateful to see you all here this morning. I know that some have stayed away from downtown, fearing lingering violence. Yesterday was a terrible day for Charlottesville. I hope I will be able to deliver a message of hope and comfort. You probably assume that you are sitting in the sanctuary of Christ Church, […]

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January 23, 2016

Home Alone?

Home Alone?

Welcome to the virtual sermon! We won’t be having worship services this Sunday, so I am sitting in front of the fire, watching the snow and wondering how the congregation is faring in the weather. One week ago, I was in Cap Haitien, Haiti on a medical mission with the Haiti Mission Foundation and it […]

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March 29, 2015

The Plunge

The Plunge

I do not like heights.  I like heights even less coupled with fast moving objects.  Think composite tube at 35000 ft….so you can imagine when Brooks told me that the main event at the Confirmation Retreat was the Plunge at Wintergreen.  For those of you that do not know the “plunge” it is a ride […]

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September 14, 2014

Primal Scream

Primal Scream

They must have been scared.  They must have been disoriented.  Joy must have been absent. Laughter had long ceased.  Their life and community continued to be in tumult.  Darkness was descending. The people of Israel at the beginning of the Book of Exodus had endured bondage under pharaoh, slavery…sufferings long dominated their existence. They were […]

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September 2, 2014

Avengers Disassemble!

Avengers Disassemble!

For further reading on Friday Night Lights, check out “The Pastoral Ministry of Eric Taylor“. For further reading on the grief survey DZ noted, check out “Blessed Are Those Who Mourn (And Aren’t Clobbered by Platitudes and Advice)”

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