Sermons from April 2019

Easter – Resurrection now

Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed!  Alleluia! Today, we proclaim that Jesus Christ has risen from the dead! We can say it with our mouths, and we may know an accompanying joy in our hearts, a longing within us that feels affirmed.  But what does the Resurrection of Jesus mean and what does it mean for us? What is the Resurrection? The hope of a life to come, of a rebirth after death,…

Palm Sunday – Bearing our Cross

“Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus …who, became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.” Today we have begun Holy Week, the climax of Lent. We look at the Passion throughout this week because it is both history and it is the archetypical story that is at the foundation of our souls and of our culture.  We are shaped by the Passion even if we don’t understand it. …