The Mountains of Matthew (Sermon)

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning, the Transfiguration of Our Lord. The gospel reading was Matthew 17:1-9. Something amazing, absolutely astonishing, happened on top of a mountain in today’s gospel reading. But I think in order to really see what was so astonishing, we need to take a step … Continue reading The Mountains of Matthew (Sermon)

Get you up to a high mountain!

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached today, the Second Sunday of Advent. The text I preached on was Isaiah 40:1-11. Get you up to a high mountain, O Jerusalem, herald of good tidings, and tell all the cities: “Here is your God.” Reminds me of a Christmas song, “Go Tell It … Continue reading Get you up to a high mountain!