Wednesday, September 28, 2011


See that you do not despise on of these little ones . . . The sermon.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

St. Matthew

Special mass today for St. Matthews, also because we had a guest preacher: Seminarian Peter Eckardt, my son and son of the congregation. The sermon.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Not to be served but to serve

Jesus' admonition to his disciples also addresses our own sins. And his reference to his life as a ransom explains the basis of mercy. The sermon.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

The Good Samaritan

The difference between the lawyer's way of looking at things and the disciples' way (Blessed are the eyes that see the things that ye see) is that they embraced Jesus himself. So let us embrace him as we consider the Good Samaritan, whose attributes are Jesus' own. The sermon.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Sin against the Holy Ghost

Sin, forgiveness, and the sin against the Holy Ghost, in St. Matthew 12:31-42. The sermon.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

The Deaf Man Healed

Today's Gospel (St. Mark 7:31-37) fit nicely with the Baptism we also had this morning, as the healing of the deaf man is in so many ways a picture of Holy Baptism. The sermon.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

The Sinful Woman

The sinful woman of St Luke 7:36-50 provides a great opportunity to preach sin and mercy. The sermon.

Sunday, September 04, 2011

Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

The Pharisee and the Publican (St. Luke 18:9-14) is the subject of today's Gospel and sermon.