Archive for June 2016

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Jesus called fishermen because they were brave, because he preached a gospel that challenged the status quo at every level. This is a sermon about a gospel preached in a world that is not always loving, faithful or hopeful. 

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

Monday, June 13th, 2016

In the ancient world, it was impossible to imagine one individual person forgiving another. Forgiveness belonged to God, and it belonged to the community. When Jesus forgave the woman who anointed him with oil, it was a profound gesture that we can scarcely understand today. 

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Trinity Sunday 2016 - The Reverend Nancy Murphy

Monday, June 13th, 2016

This sermon is preached by our guest preacher, the Reverend Nancy Murphy on the Holy Trinity.

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Third Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

Monday, June 13th, 2016

For the first time in our podcast history, Rev. Geoff preaches from his desk after lamenting his sermon was not recorded. This is a sermon about the transition from childhood to adulthood, and our transition from avoiding darkness to bringing darkness into light. 

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Second Sunday after Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Drawing upon biblical history, Rev. Geoff preaches on the meaning of patronage in the ancient world, and the powerful ways Jesus challenged the status quo. 

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Pentecost 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Pentecost should be one of the most popular days in the Christian year - it is the day in Acts when the Holy Spirit descends upon everyone, making us all prophets - young and old, male and female. This is a sermon about this great and glorious day. 

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Ascension Sunday 2016 - The Reverend Geoffrey Chapman

Monday, June 13th, 2016

The Ascension is a strange moment in scripture. It happens only in Luke's Gospel, and while it seems unbelievably sad that this was the last time Jesus appeared in bodily form on earth, the disciples rejoiced in the temple. This is a sermon about Rev. Geoff wrestling to understand the Ascension.

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