The Sermon on the Mount: Teachings of a Jewish Mystic (Part 3)

  Readings for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 Matthew 5:38-48 This sermon was preached at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in San Rafael CA on February 19, 2017. When Jesus was in his mid to late twenties, there was a major political demonstration that likely had a significant influence […]

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The Sermon on the Mount: Teachings of a Jewish Mystic (Part 1)

Readings for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 112:1-9 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 Matthew 5:13-20 This sermon was preached at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in San Rafael CA on February 5, 2017. Although over the last several years, I have preached at many congregations throughout this diocese and beyond, I had never preached to the […]

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Casting a Net with Chloe

Readings for the Third Sunday after Epiphany: Isaiah 9:1-4 Psalm 27:1, 5-13 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-23 This sermon was preached at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in San Rafael CA on January 22, 2017. In last Sunday’s Gospel from John, we read about Peter being introduced to Jesus by his brother Andrew, who tells him, “We […]

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