Monthly Archives: June 2017

Trinity Sunday, 2017

Here is my sermon for Trinity Sunday.

 

Sources quoted:

Thomas G. Long, “Homiletical Perspective on Matthew 28:16–20,” in Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary: Year A (ed. David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor; vol. 3; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2011), 345.

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity, Fount Paperbacks, London:1997, p.135

Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love, Long Text, chapters 73 and 86. (Quoted in Amy Laura Hall, Love in Everything: A Brief Primer to Julian of Norwich. The Princeton Seminary Bulletin,  Vol. 32, New Series 2015.)

With additional inspiration from  Eric Funston (thanks for the C.S. Lewis quote), David Lose (the Great Promise), Karoline Lewis “Dear Working Preacher” for Trinity Sunday 2017,,  and Daniel Migliore, Faith Seeking Understanding (and class lectures).  And hopefully the Holy Spirit.

 

Pentecost 2017: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the Holy Spirit

Here is the sermon from Pentecost Sunday:

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Hogwarts Castle at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. Inside are reproductions of some of the rooms from the school and a thrill ride mimicking Quidditch and flying on a broom.

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My Harry Potter wand and map showing where in the theme park you can “cast spells”

If you’re curious about the theme park itself, here are my photos and videos from my trip.

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Extra Pentecost pinwheels in front of the church