- Apr 6
The Mirror and the Window (Good Friday)
From a high point in the old city of Jerusalem, our guide told us the story of King David who, because of the rebellion of his son...
- Mar 28
'That they may have life'
Today is the fourth in a series of encounters with Jesus that we have been reading together during this season of Lent. First Nicodemus,...
- Apr 10, 2020
Atonement (Good Friday)
I don’t know about you, but I struggle to make sense of the gospel that we just heard. On one level it is a tragic episode in human...
- Apr 4, 2020
Darkness (Palm Sunday)
The juxtaposition on this Sunday of Jesus’ triumphant Palm Sunday entrance into Jerusalem with the long reading of the Passion of our...
- Sep 21, 2018
Not long ago, I went out to a restaurant for dinner. It was a busy place, so we made a reservation in advance. When we arrived, I have...
- Mar 30, 2018
Truth vs Power
Pilate understands power. It’s the air he breathes. He knows its structures, he knows its relationships. The exercise of power is the...
- Mar 23, 2018
Pointing to the Cross (Lent 5)
If someone came up to you and said “I want to see Jesus”, what would you show them? If they said, “I want to know Jesus,” what would you...
- Mar 2, 2018
A Letter from God
Last Sunday while I was away, you did this wonderful activity with Allie, where, as I understand it, you thought about Lent as a...
- Nov 19, 2016
The Story of A King in 3 Acts
Today, on the last Sunday of our church year, we celebrate the Reign of Christ. And so I suppose it is appropriate that in the two...
- Mar 25, 2016
Truth (Good Friday)
Homily: Good Friday, March 25 2016, St. Albans Readings: Isaiah 52:13-53:12/ Ps 22 / Hebrews 10:16-25 / John 18.1-19.42 Every year as...