A Sermon on Shame and the Bent-Backed Woman

  Click above to listen along. If you can’t see the audio player above, click here to listen to the audio.  If you follow the HBO show Game of Thrones you know that there are a lot of very disturbing and violent things that transpire on the show. But for me, the most disturbing was [Read More…]

Yeah. ANOTHER Sermon On Fear

(click above to listen along!) Fear not, little flock. It is God’s good pleasure to give us the kingdom. Someone in a Q and A this year asked me: When do you feel the least afraid. I had never thought about that question but it didn’t take long to answer it. I said, I don’t [Read More…]

The Lord’s Prayer – Extended Dance Mix (A sermon)

click above to listen along…sorry but I forgot to turn my mic on so the recording is not great…might have to use earbuds One of Jesus’ disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray” Jesus said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Let your dominion come. Give us each [Read More…]

Accidental Saints (Paperback) Book Tour!

Hello friends. I’m heading out to 4 cities I wasn’t able to get to last Fall! Click on the links below to be taken to the event pages. And hopefully I’ll see you soon! October 6th – Boston October 12th – Detroit October 13th –Indianapolis October 20th – Kansas City [Read more…]

A Sermon on Why it is The Parable of the Merciful Samaritan and not the Parable of the Robbers

(Sermon are meant to be heard. Please click above to listen along) A man was traveling on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho….when a group of robbers, or terrorists, or racist cops attacked him by a suicide bomb ….or an AR-15 assault riffle…. or by shooting him as he lay on the ground – and [Read More…]

Speaking dates in Europe 2016

I’m excited to be doing a little something in England, Scotland, France and Germany later this year…if you are around, come by and say hi! Also I’m in Sweden later this Fall. August 26th-29th Greenbelt Festival Boughton Estate, Kettering, London http://www.greenbelt.org.uk   August 31st Edinburgh, Scotland St John’s Episcopal Church, Princes Street, EH2 4BJ 7pm [Read More…]

Sermon on Naaman the Leper and How the Common Can Heal Us

(click above to listen along.) About 15 years ago I had just a touch of hypochondria. It wasn’t long-lived, thank goodness, but for about 9 months when I was a 32 year old college student slash stay at home mom of a baby and a toddler, I kept getting sick all the time and I [Read More…]

Who You Call When You Ain’t Got No Other Hope? A Sermon on Orlando, the Garasene Demoniac, and God’s Mercy

Click above to listen along. If you can’t see the audio player above, click here to listen to the audio.  A reading from Beyonce’s visual album, Lemonade: “How are we supposed to lead our children to the future? How do we lead them? Love. L.o.v.e. love. Halleluia, thank you Jesus. I just love the Lord. [Read More…]

Sermon on Paul, Silas, and the Prayers of My Mother

(click above to listen along) When my big sister was 6 she prayed and prayed every night for a baby sister. My mother Peggy had what is called RH factor , which there was no treatment for in the 60’s like there is now. Her blood created anti-bodies against the blood of her babies and [Read More…]

Dearly Beloved; a Sermon on Shutting Up the Accuser

    (click above to listen along) Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called “life”. We are gathered here today to seek the voice of our God – to fill our ears with the sounds of praise and petition, to say to one another that you are forgiven, to [Read More…]