Was Jesus Born to Die?

I preached this sermon on Sunday at the afternoon jazz worship service at Fourth Presbyterian Church. It weaves together a couple of earlier blog

A Prayer for Eastertide

God of mystery and love, like Jesus’ first followers just two weeks out from the startling events of Holy Week, we struggle to make sense of all

Choose Your Own Adventure

Holy Week followed by confirmation---all while trying to prepare for a move---caused me to get behind in my blogging. This is my Easter Vigil sermon,

A Prayer for Easter

Holy God, as Jesus lay in the tomb, we were reminded that the world has fallen into darkness: people marginalized and oppressed because of who you

My Final Easter Vigil at Fourth Church

Tomorrow will be the eighth and final time I lead the Great Vigil of Easter at Fourth Presbyterian Church. Before coming to Fourth I led the Vigil