Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Sermons on Justice

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…

First Impressions

Sermon on Luke 4:14-21 It’s important to make a good first impression, right? So they say you’ve got about seven seconds to make a good mark. Seven seconds and these assumptions about a person begin to sink in. And, you know, it may be even less than that now. You see, talk to anybody who’s…

The World is About to Turn

Sermon on Luke 1:39-55 A couple weeks ago, I talked about how the Gospel of Luke was like a musical, in that the characters sometimes break out into song at important moments. If you recall, we’ve got the song of Zechariah, when John the Baptist is born, we’ve got the songs of the angels at the…