A sermon for Trinity Sunday, from the Revised Common Lectionary texts for Year B (Isaiah 6:1-8; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17) The capstone of the gospel Trinity Sunday is the capstone of the gospel journey that we began in Advent. Which … [Continue reading] about Consenting to Communion (a Trinity Sunday Sermon)
A sermon on the Ascension of Christ, the "present tense" of the gospel, from the texts for Year C in the Revised Common Lectionary (Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53). The good news of the Ascension The ascension of Jesus can … [Continue reading] about The Ascension is the Present Tense of the Gospel
The ascension of Jesus into heaven is an endlessly fascinating facet of the gospel for me. It has gone from an odd curiosity to a core theological truth that fuels my imagination of what daily Christian faithfulness looks like. In fact, some of my … [Continue reading] about Words on the Ascension
Quantum physics (at least as much of it as I can understand) has been fertile ground for some of my most significant paradigm shifts in Christian spirituality. For example, it seems the universe isn't made up of solid "building blocks" but rather … [Continue reading] about Quantum Entanglement & Divine Union
The story of the Greeks at the festival who want to see Jesus (John 12:20-26) came up in the Daily Office Lectionary today. Jesus' response always seemed like a bit of a non sequitur to me: The time has come for the Human One to be glorified. I … [Continue reading] about Do We Want to See Jesus?