Monthly Archives: August 2011

Still Gardening with the Body of Christ

July 17, 2011              5th Sunday After Pentecost Genesis 28:10–19a                   Romans 8:12–25                      Matthew 13:24–30, 36–43           Jesus is continuing his preaching with another gardening image.  It’s a continuation of the one we heard last week when we talked about preparing … Continue reading

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Planting Ourselves in the Body of Christ

July 10, 2011              4th Sunday After Pentecost Genesis 25:19–34         Romans 8:1–11            Matthew 13:1–9, 18–23           The parable that we read today is one of the parables that I am not fond of because it has been used as one … Continue reading

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Living in the Body of Christ

June 26, 2011             2nd  Sunday After Pentecost Genesis 22:1–14        Romans 6:12–23        Matthew 10:40–42         Some of the members of this conference think that our Bishop is a bit crazy.  I mean, how many people, in the highest level of … Continue reading

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The Trinity That is With Us

June 19, 2011             Trinity Sunday Genesis 1:1–2:4a          2 Corinthians 13:11–13            Matthew 28:16–20            It is weird sometimes that we use the idea of the Trinity to define Christianity as a mono-theistic religion.   One of the things that separated … Continue reading

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