Paying Attention: A Sermon for this Easter Season We Share

The Rev. Dr. Stuart Higginbotham Easter 4, Year B April 25, 2018 Paying Attention   If we could, let’s just sit together and take a few deep breaths.  This will help me, and I hope it will help you…   My friends,   I am not even going to pretend that I can stand in … Continue reading Paying Attention: A Sermon for this Easter Season We Share

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Held in Common: A Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter

Easter 2, Year B Acts 4:32-35; John 20:19-31 April 8, 2018   Held in Common May our eyes be open to see You-- because we are seen by You. May our ears be open to hear You-- because we are heard by You. May our hearts be open to know You-- because we are known … Continue reading Held in Common: A Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter

On Belief and Broccoli & Rice Casserole: Sermon #6 in the Praying Shapes our Lives Series

Lent 4, Year B John 3:14-21 March 11, 2018 On Belief and Broccoli & Rice Casserole Sermon # 6 in the Praying Shapes our Lives Series When Lisa and I got married, one of our weddings gifts was this cookbook from my maternal grandmother, who just turned 80.  Grandy made note of many of my … Continue reading On Belief and Broccoli & Rice Casserole: Sermon #6 in the Praying Shapes our Lives Series

Cast down the mighty from their thrones (Psst, The Magnificat is talking about all of us): Sermon #5 in the Praying Shapes our Lives Series

Lent II, Year B Mark 8:31-38 February 25, 2018 Cast down the mighty from their thrones (Psst, The Magnificat is talking about all of us)         I have vivid memories of being in kindergarten playing with my friends at recess.  Our school classrooms were a series of cottages with a playground behind them.  Years later, … Continue reading Cast down the mighty from their thrones (Psst, The Magnificat is talking about all of us): Sermon #5 in the Praying Shapes our Lives Series