Tag Archives: Lent 3

Sermon: Who is welcome? Foreigners and women

Why is the story read this way? Because if this is not the story of a mincing and coy harlot who is trying to distract Jesus from her sins, then what we have here is a story of Jesus seriously engaging with a foreign woman who asks a theological question. Continue reading

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Sermon: When bad things happen

We live in a world in which, sadly, bad things do happen to good people. Continue reading

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Sermon: Absolutely Appropriate Anger

At the very least, when young people facing the injustice of the world express anger at that injustice, even in language we much more mature people find intemperate, we could attack the injustice and not them. Continue reading

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Sermon: Contra prosperity gospel

Our repentance will not always be pleasant. Sometimes it may be profoundly unpleasant and even a bit smelly. Continue reading

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Sermon: A hen in a world of foxes

… we live in a world full of foxes, and sometimes we desire more protection than a mother hen can offer. Continue reading

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