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The Rollercoaster Ride- Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday 2019 Sermon Here we are- at the beginning of Passiontide…starting with Palm Sunday and moving into Holy Week.  And if you’re like me, it’s a rollercoaster ride of emotions (just today)…starting with the joyful, adoring praises of the … Continue reading

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What is YOUR Spiritual Condition?

Sermon St. Dunstan’s 3.10.19 “Almighty God, Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations…” (collect) On Jesus’ very first public day of ministry, he hears his father- GOD, say to him as he comes up out of … Continue reading

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I LOVE YOU

Sermon ST. Dunstan’s 1.13.19 “I give Egypt as your ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in exchange for you. Because you are precious in my sight, and honored, And I.LOVE.YOU.” For me, when I prepare a sermon, the first thing I do … Continue reading

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Give It UP

Sermon St. Dunstan’s February 10, 2019 Prophets were not popular people, they weren’t known for being sensitive to our feelings or their negotiating skills when it came to God’s word.                      … Continue reading

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“Why are you afraid?”

Why Are You Afraid? St. Dunstan’s 6.24.18 Lectionary: 1Samuel 17: 1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-49 Psalm 9:9-20, Mark 4:35-41 So, last Tuesday, I sat down at our usual Staff meeting, and as some of you may know, we always have a … Continue reading

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The Mysterious ONE

Sermon Trinity Sunday 5.27.18 St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church Propers: Isaiah 6:1-8, Canticle 13, (or Psalm 29) Romans 8:12-17, John 3:1-17 I have always loved reading…my mother did too, some of the fondest memories I have as a child is my mom … Continue reading

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Sanctuary

It’s Wednesday night, at the courtyard at the Episcopal Church Center in Ocean Beach… The time for the Eucharistic service was fast approaching, 5:30…and we were scurrying to set up the altar, the chairs , distribute bulletins and invitations,  find … Continue reading

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Three Sad Words

Easter 3 Sermon “We had hoped.” Perhaps the three saddest words in the Gospels- and our own lives. “We had hoped…” When the stranger on the road asked them what they were talking about, they stopped still on the road, … Continue reading

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OPEN YOUR HEART DOORS

Homily preached at ECC Courtyard  Right Here, Right Now Church: 3/6/16 John 15:1-11 In John’s Gospel today, Jesus is teaching his disciples and preparing them for his departure from this world…assuring them of his love.  Teaching one last time before … Continue reading

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FLOOD THIS PLACE

Sermon Preached at All Souls’ Episcopal Church, San Diego Second Sunday of Easter: PS 118:14-29, Acts 5:27-32, John 20:19-31 “Holy Spirit You are welcome here, Come flood this place and fill the atmosphere. Your glory God is what our hearts … Continue reading

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