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Easter Is Not Canceled

Sermon on Matthew 28:1-10 Is Easter canceled this year?  You know, there’s been a lot of consternation around what we were going to do on April 12. For over a month now (yes, it’s been that long, already!), we’ve been obsessing over dates. When is this going to be over? When can we reopen? We’ve…

Hosanna! Lord, Save Us!

Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 (Palm/Passion Sunday) I think one of the many lessons I’m learning during this whole time of isolation and quarantine is that things never really go the way we expect them to go.  Right now, whenever I look at the news, it seems that things keep getting worse and worse. It started as…

Holding Us the Entire Time

Image credit: Christopher Mathias, Twitter Sermon on Matthew 14:22-33 When I was growing up in small-town North Carolina, I remember a time when the Ku Klux Klan held a rally in the square in front of the county courthouse. And I remember people’s reaction was more embarrassment than anything; embarrassment that this was still a…