Sermon for Palm Sunday, Security or Hope?

Palm Sunday is an odd Sunday to start as a new rector. I just want to put that out there in the open. It’s odd. Hello, I’m your new rector, my name is Mike. I’m grateful to be here. Now let’s crucify Jesus…together. Well, before we get there, let’s pause for Palm Sunday. We’ve justContinue reading “Sermon for Palm Sunday, Security or Hope?”

Wisemen and Mad Men (an Epiphany sermon).

What star do you follow?  What road do you walk? The story of the three wise men that we have today from Matthew, is strange.  Three nameless travelers follow a star to kneel before the child Jesus.  There is no way around the strangeness.  We variously have called these characters “the wise men,” or theContinue reading “Wisemen and Mad Men (an Epiphany sermon).”