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Revealing

Homily for the Third Sunday in Lent, Year BSt. Mark’s Episcopal ChurchVirtual Worship in a Time of Pandemic Texts: Exodus 20:1-17 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 John 2:13-22 Media Reference: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2019/02/20/691298594/the-power-of-martin-luther-king-jr-s-anger Sometimes, when I’m working with a group and we encounter something … Continue reading

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Lent within Lent within

Reflections on recognizing and keeping a holy lent in 2021. Continue reading

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Ready to Follow

Homily for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year BSt. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VAVirtual Worship in a Time of Pandemic Link to Lectionary Texts referenced: Mark 1:1-20 Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our … Continue reading

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Reflections on Mary

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA (virtual worship in the time of pandemic) Scripture Readings Referenced: Luke 1:26-38 Canticle 15 For the record, I want to say that I’d like Dorothy … Continue reading

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Love God, Love Your Neighbor

Homily for Proper 25, Year A preached at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA (virtual worship in a time of pandemic) Lessons: Deuteronomy 34:1-12Psalm 90:1-6, 13-171 Thessalonians 2:1-8Matthew 22:34-46 It was a sweltering hot July Sunday in Texas when I … Continue reading

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Water in the Wilderness

Lectionary Readings: Exodus 17:1-7Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16Philippians 2:1-13Matthew 21:23-32 I went through a phase in my childhood, like a lot of children do, where I was fascinated with magic tricks. You know the kind I mean…the secret slight-of-hand things that you … Continue reading

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Fires and Faith

Homily for Proper 17 Year A

Seeing God in the fires of this world, and having faith to step boldly into our call. Continue reading

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Fight, Flight or Feast

Homily for Proper 13, Year A St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Richmond, Virginia August 2, 2020: Virtual Worship in a Time of Pandemic Lectionary Readings: Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7,16 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 As the days stretch into weeks, and the … Continue reading

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No Neutral (Thanks be to God)

“There comes a time when we have to recognize that we get caught up in structures of sin, like racism, that are larger than we are. There is no neutral. But we can choose the gift of grace that God has freely given us even as we sit in our awareness and our discomfort: Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Continue reading

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Imago Dei

Homily for Trinity Sunday Year A St Mark’s Episcopal Church Richmond, Virginia (Virtual Worship in the Time of Pandemic) Lectionary Readings: Genesis 1:1-2:4a 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Matthew 28:16-20   “I don’t understand…” I’m hearing that phrase a lot these days. … Continue reading

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