Devotional: Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist

Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist October 19, 2015 (tr.) Morning Office Readings: Psalm 103; Ezekiel 47:1-12; Luke 1:1-4 “An orderly account,” he calls it. It’s a bit like daVinci calling the Mona...

Feast of St. Mary, the Virgin

August 15, 2015 Morning Office Readings: Psalms 113, 115; 1 Samuel 2:1-10; John 2:1-12 A few weeks ago, the youth from Holy Trinity and 4 other Decatur churches went...

Devotional: Ascension Day

Ascension Day May 14, 2015 Psalms 8, 47; Ezekiel 1:1-14, 24-28; Hebrews 2:5-18; Matthew 28:16-20 I love those feet.  It’s that medieval trope, the way artists would paint, carve,...

Devotional: Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday Morning Prayer Readings: Psalm 102; Jeremiah 20:7-11; 1 Corinthians 10:14-17, 11:27-32; John 17:1-26 I first got to preach on Maundy Thursday in 2008.  Since then, I have...

Devotional: Wednesday in Holy Week

Wednesday in Holy Week Morning Prayer Readings: Psalm 55; Jeremiah 17:5-10; Philippians 4:1-13; John 12:27-36 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say rejoice . . . Do not...

Devotional: Tuesday in Holy Week

Tuesday in Holy Week Morning Prayer Readings: Psalm 6, 12; Jeremiah 15:10-21; Philippians 3:15-21; John 12:20-26 This little snippet of a story about some Gentiles who were part of the huge...

Devotional: Monday in Holy Week

Monday in Holy Week Morning Prayer Readings: Psalm 51; Jeremiah 12:1-16; Phillippians 3:1-14; John 12:9-19 Holy Week is upon us. It isn’t Easter quite yet; this is the final...

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Lenten Devotional: Friday in Lent 4

Friday in Lent 4 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 95, 102; Jeremiah 23.1-8; Romans 8.28-39; John 6.52-59 If you are a particular kind of Episco-nerd (and if you’re reading these devotionals,...

Lenten Devotional: Tuesday in Lent 4

Tuesday in Lent 4 Morning Office Readings: Psalms 97, 99; Jeremiah 17:19-27; Romans 7:13-25; John 6:16-27 This morning’s reading from Jeremiah is classic Old Testament stuff.  What Jeremiah is...

Lenten Devotional: Friday in Lent 3

Friday in Lent 3 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 88; Jeremiah 11:1-8, 14-20; Romans 6:1-11; John 8:33-47 “For those experiencing loss, absence, darkness, isolation, and seemingly hopeless situations.”  I found...

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Lenten Devotional:Thursday in Lent 3

Thursday in Lent 3 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 42, 43; Jeremiah 10:11-24; Romans 5:12-21; John 8:21-32 We take a break from our regularly scheduled scripture reflection to bring you a commentary on preaching…....

Lenten Devotional: Wednesday in Lent 2

Wednesday in Lent 2 Morning Office Readings: Psalms 72, 119:73-96; Jeremiah 3:6-18; Romans 1:28-2:11; John 5:1-18 “One man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight years….Jesus said to...