Two Sermons: Easter Sunday and Doubting Thomas

Colossians 3:1-4 and Matthew 28:1-10 for Easter

1 Peter 1:3-9, Psalm 16, John 20:19-31 for April 23

Templeton Sunrise     Photo Credit: Iain Beveridge

Templeton Sunrise     Photo Credit: Iain Beveridge

Sermon Notes

The poem I read by Iain Cowie on Easter comes from the book Eggs and Ashes by Ruth Burgess published by Wild Goose Publications, part of the Iona family.  HERE is the reference and link to order.

Sermon for 7/24/16: Ask the Pastor -- The Glorified Body

Psalm 126, Revelation 1:9-19; 19:11-16; 21:1-8; 22:16-21, Matthew 28:16-20

Naked Ladies of Cambria, 2016

Naked Ladies of Cambria, 2016

Suggested scripture readings are drawn from the alternative lectionary outlined in Brian McLaren's We Make the Road by Walking (reference and public library).  The Matthew text is an addition.

In the sermon, I land on the idea of "change of position" as a bodily discipline of justice and healthy disruption to our spiritual and public lives.  While that's the point of the incarnation, that phrase is rooted in the work of Rev. William Barbour. The following video is his sermon at Wild Goose, 2014 where I first encountered him and his amazing liberation theology.  Please watch...totally life changing experience.  Nothing I say even approaches his power: