Homilies from March, 2017

God doesn’t see as we see

Homily for March 26, 2017 (4th Sunday of Lent) 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 Psychologists and social scientists call it confirmation bias:  the tendency that we have to interpret...

Where is God Sending You?

Homily for March 19, 2017 (3rd Sunday of Lent) Exodus 17:3-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4:5-42 Linda Lutton, a Peabody Award-winning journalist, was working on a radio documentary series on the intersection of...

A Vision of Faith

Homily for March 12, 2017 (2nd Sunday of Lent) Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 33; 2 Timothy 1:8b-10; Matthew 17:1-9 Wayne Gretzky, considered one of the best hockey players of all time, was once asked what distinguished the good...

La La Land

Homily for March 5, 2017 (First Sunday of Lent) Genesis 2:7-9, 3:1-7; Psalm 51; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11 We’ve all heard that “Seeing is believing.”  But that doesn’t always mean that what...