Friday, July 23, 2021

Jesus’ Life and Martin’s Death

This Easter Sunday marks the brightest dawn the world has ever known paired with the anniversary of one of the darkest evenings America has ever witnessed.  Today...

Going Home

Scripture Reading : Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 and Ephesians 1:11-23 Believe it or not, another October has come and gone and so has another World...

Jamini Roy’s “Madonna and Child”

Sermon Text from Luke 1:39-56 Last week we began this sermon series with a non-Christian sculpture beautifully and painstakingly...

Love Part 2: Justice and Mercy

On May 25, the world watched in horror as video footage of George Floyd’s death circulated online. Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into George’s neck for more than eight...

Love Part 1: God and Neighbor

On August 5th, Kristen and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. Since we’re in the grip of a global pandemic, it wasn’t the celebration we had envisioned or have been saving for....

Prophetic Tasks: Telling the Truth in a Society That Lives in Illusion

All parents have certain stories they tell about their children. I certainly have stories I tell about mine. One of the stories my mom tells about me involves my first trip to...

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.

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Abide These Three: Hope

Text: Lamentations 3:1-6, 14-24 (Todd is reading in this recording from the TANAK) and Revelation 21:1-7 The second sermon in the sermon series “Abide These Three: Faith, Hope, and Love." An audio only link of this sermon and a partial transcript are available here.

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