Sermons tagged with ‘Easter’

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The Task of the Church is to be the Church


Second Sunday of Easter, Year C 24 April 2022 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 150 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31   Thomas is absent the first time the risen Jesus appears to the disciples. When Thomas returns he is incredulous at the report of Jesus’ visit and it isn’t until Jesus appears a second time that Thomas is […]

The Gardener and the Healing of the Cosmos


Resurrection of the Lord, Year C 17 April 2022 Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:19-26 John 20:1-18   I have on occasion mused that when we retire, whenever that may be, we should move to some place with fertile soil, and predictable rainfall, and begin to grow our own food. My wife laughed […]

Fear and Amazement


The Resurrection of the Lord, Year B 4 April 2021 Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Mark 16:1-8   On Good Friday, shortly after our service, I received a call from CNKW about whether I would be available for a short interview in the afternoon. The call was brief, and I was told […]

Easter Day, Year A, 16 April 2017


Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4 Matthew 28:1-10   We live in a time when it does not seem easy to proclaim the Christian faith, though I doubt that it ever was. It may have been that Christianity was the only game in town (though that certainly was not the situation of the early […]