Sermons from 2015

Easter 4 – Good Shepherd Sunday

Several years ago a mother came up to me and said I might offer a little explanation to the kids about Good Shepherd Sunday because the only shepherd they’d ever heard about was a dog. I wonder if the metaphor is lost on all of us and even though we know that a shepherd is…

Easter 2 – Holy Humor Sunday

Dear Pastor, I liked your sermon on Sunday. Especially when it was finished. Ralph, Age 11. Many American churches are bringing back an old Easter custom begun by Greek theologians in the early centuries of Christianity-“Holy Humor Sunday” Churchgoers and pastors play practical jokes on each other, drench each other with water, tell jokes, sing,…