Comparing Ourselves to Others; A Sermon on Pride, Despair and Scapegoats

(click above to listen along) Jesus also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt My mom likes to tell the story about when I was in Kindergarten and our next door neighbors were a young African American family with a daughter my own age [Read More…]

Sermon on Gratitude

(click above to listen along) Recently one of you apologetically mentioned that you have been meaning to write me a thank-you note about something and given our Gospel reading about the grateful healed leper, I began thinking about what a terrible thank-you note writer I am. Not for lack of trying on my mom’s part, I [Read More…]