Category Archives: Sermons

Confessions of a Conflict Junkie

A sermon preached on The Fifth Sunday after Trinity (the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost) at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete on July 12, 2020 11:00 am. The readings were : Genesis 25:19-34, Psalm 119:105-112, and … Continue reading

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I Commend My Spirit

A sermon preached on The Patronal Feast of St Thomas the Apostle (transferred from July 3) at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete on July 5, 2020 11:00 am  The readings were: Habakkuk 2.1-4, Psalm 31.1-6, … Continue reading

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The Failure of Abraham and the Horror of God

A sermon preached on The Third Sunday after Trinity at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete June 28, 2020 11:00 am The readings we used at St Thomas’s were : Genesis 22:1-14, Psalm 13, and Matthew … Continue reading

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Expelling Hagar | The Response of God

A sermon preached on the Second Sunday after Trinity at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete on May 31, 2020 11:00 am The readings used were Genesis 21:8-21, Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17, and Matthew 10:24-39. So she … Continue reading

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Is the Holy Spirit Among Us?

A sermon preached (while wearing a mask) on Pentecost Sunday: The Fiftieth Day of Easter at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete May 31, 2020 11:00 am, somewhat rewritten and expanded. The readings we used, from … Continue reading

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The New Witnesses

A sermon preached (in a different form) on The Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 24, 2020 11:00 am at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete in the Year of the Great Pandemic “But you will receive … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Areopagus

A sermon preached while wearing a PPE mask, on The Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 17, 2020 11:00 am at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete We used as our readings Acts 17:16-34 (expanded from what … Continue reading

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The Care of The Good Shepherd

A Reflection based on the discussion that was held during the online worship of the Anglican Church of St Thomas, Kefalas, in the regional municipality of Apokoronas, on the island of Crete, in Greece on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, … Continue reading

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“Blind to Any Unexpected Act”: A Sermon for the Second Sunday of Easter

A Sermon that was NOT preached at the Anglican Church of St Thomas, Kefalas, in the regional municipality of Apokoronas, on the island of Crete, in Greece on the Second Sunday of Easter, April 19, 2020, 11:00 am because of … Continue reading

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Dying With Us: A Sermon For Good Friday 2020

  Struggling With The Theology of Atonement I have been struggling with the cross of Jesus for over thirty years. I have accepted the Resurrection. The radical idea that God did not abandon Jesus, but raised him from the dead, … Continue reading

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