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Get to Work!

(a sermon for October 22, 1017, the 20th Sunday after Pentecost; second in a series, based on Matthew 9:35-10:23)

Her name was Queenice; and I’m not sure she ever knew this, but she held the dubious distinction of being the… 2,340 more words


Stewardship of Time

As many readers know, I was once an English major, and I still love poetry.   This poem by Mary Oliver, a contemporary poet,  expresses, for me, how we should be good stewards of our time.  80 more words

October 2017: Stewardship

All God’s Money

Sermon on Matthew 22:15-22 for Pentecost +20A, October 22, 2017

Matthew 22:15-22

Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said. So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with truth, and show deference to no one; for you do not regard people with partiality.

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Treehugging Is Good For You

I’ve heard the “treehugger” sneer often enough in my life, and it makes no sense to me.

As if valuing the resources and beauty in nature is bad. 71 more words


Through Christ: Whose Image? – Sermon on Matthew 22:15-22

An earlier version of this sermon was preached on October 19, 2014, and has been updated here for October 22, 2017.

We’ve completed all the coursework for Discipleship 101 and have jumped to the graduate level of learning to be fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. 2,675 more words


Render to God

Sermon for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost based on Matthew 22:15-21

Dear possession of God: grace, mercy, and peace to you from God the Father and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. 1,353 more words


A Meditation on Life: Ownership

I did not understand life until I realized that nothing really belongs to me. 106 more words