Easter A: He Got Loose April 23-24, 2011 John 20:1-18 And so, once again, Easter happens…Easter happens! Barbara Brown Taylor puts it this way: We tried to nail him down once…but Jesus got loose.
Maundy Thursday 21 April 2011 (1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17; 31b-35) “It Smells Like Feet!” Much of this sermon this evening is somewhat of a re-working of a few pages from the book, Tattoos on the Heart, The Power of Boundless Compassion, written by Gregory Boyle. The pages I’m re-working are from a chapter, … More It Smells Like Feet!
Palm Sunday 17 April 2011 (Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 21:1-11) Let me tell you … More Palm Sunday
Lent 5A – No More Dead Ends April 10, 2011 Ezekiel 37:1-14 John 11:1-45 The movie “Brian’s Song” was a favorite of my sisters and me for years. We’d sit glued to the TV set with a big box of tissues on the coffee table. The film is based on football players Gale Sayers … More No More Dead Ends
Ezekiel and Dry Bones Skit Ezekiel 37:1-14 April 10, 2011 Lights go down. Eerie music in background. Ezekiel wanders into the worship space, looking around. Ezekiel: Wow! I’m not sure I like this valley! It sure is creepy! There are bones – dry bones — all around here! Look – there’s a leg! And … More Ezekiel and Dry Bones Skit
Fourth Sunday in Lent 3 April 2011 (Ephesians 5:8-14 Psalm 23 John 4:5-42) “I Can’t Get Well Alone!” “I can’t get well alone!” was the voice of a homeless man who wanted us to understand that whatever the reason for being homeless at this point in his life, that whatever the reasons for feeling isolated … More I Can’t Get Well Alone!