a sermon on bathsheba

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost | Texts: 2 Samuel 11:26--12:13a, Psalm 51:1-12, Ephesians 4:1-16, John 6:24-35 | “Teacher, when did you come here?” the crowd asks Jesus. They didn’t see him back on the other side, so they’ve gotten in boats to find him across the water. Jesus casually ignores their question, but the ones who know the story remember what happened just before. Jesus is on the other side of the lake because he walked there on water...

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a sermon in a tiny boat

Storm Sunday | Third Sunday in the Season of Creation | Texts: Job 28:20-27, Luke 8:22-25 | A storm is one of those things that is hard to point at. A storm definitely exists… it is darkness and cloud... rain or hail or snow or sand... wind and waves. And yet, darkness alone is not a storm – the still night is also dark...