Saturday, October 24, 2020

Prophetic Tasks: Grieving in a Society That Practices Denial

This sermon (or a reasonable facsimile) was preached on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Kingsway Baptist Church.  The texts are Lamentations 1:1-6; 3:19-26 and Matthew 5:1-10. Walter Bruegemann...

Riding Off Into the Sunrise

This sermon (or a reasonable facsimile) was preached on the Sunday after Easter, April 8, 2018, at Kingsway Baptist Church.  The texts are 1 John 1:1 – 2:2 and Luke 24:13-35. (One is from the...

Go and Do Likewise

A version of this sermon was preached on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Kingsway Baptist Church in Toronto. The Scripture readings are Amos 7.7-13 and Luke 10.25-37 Last week,...

Hitting the Road

A version of this sermon was preached on March 20, 2016 (Palm Sunday) at the First Baptist Church of Hyattsville. The Scripture readings were Psalm 118.1-2, 19-29 and Luke 19.28-40.

Making Peace

A version of this sermon was preached at the First Baptist Church of Hyattsville on Sunday, December 6, 2015.  The Scripture texts were Malachi 3.1-4 and Luke 1.67-79.  Accompanying the biblical texts was a reading...

All Sides of the Sea

A version of this post was my sermon on Sunday, June 28.  The texts are Mark 5.21-43 (NRSV) and 1 Thessalonians 3.1-13 (NRSV).  It is the third in a five-part sermon series on First Thessalonians. 

The Long Walk of Love: Remembering Nelson Mandela

The world in memorializing Nelson Mandela today in Johannesburg.  As a personal tribute, I am posting the condensed text of a sermon I preached back in April that uses his life as...

Peter’s Dream. Martin’s Dream. God’s Dream.

This is the text of the sermon I delivered on Sunday, August 25, 2013. I offer it here today (with slight modifications) in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on...

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