"Only the future knows the difference between prophets and heretics."
Texts: Acts 2:1-21 + Ps. 104:24-34,35b + 1 Cor. 12:3b-13 + John 20:19-23 No one can say “Jesus is Lord” except by the Holy Spirit (1 Cor. 12:3b-13). I’ll admit that when I was young, this verse was confounding. I wondered if it could be true, in a literal way. I wondered if there was … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, June 8, 2014: Day of Pentecost
Texts: Genesis 2:18-25 + Psalm 148 + Revelation 5:11-14 + Matthew 6:25-29 The life of Francesco di Bernardone, the man history remembers as St. Francis of Assisi, is a life of stories. Stories surround the memory of this man who, legends say, calmed a marauding wolf, humbled the rich, and addressed all of creation — … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, October 6, 2013: Feast Day of St. Francis (transferred)