The Word was made a pilgrim.

A sermon preached for the First Sunday of Christmas at Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis. “We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.” Does anyone here own this particular bumper sticker? I know several people who own it. But, I grew up in Colorado, so granola-y statements like thisContinue reading “The Word was made a pilgrim.”

Incarnation and beginnings

Sermon preached Dec. 27 at St Barnabas Church, Denver, CO How does it begin for you? Is there a moment that radically changes your narrative, the story of your life with God? “In the beginning,” these are the words that start the Gospel of John. “In the beginning.” John starts at the beginning because heContinue reading “Incarnation and beginnings”