“Jesus Christ: Died, Risen, Coming Again” (November 27, 2016: First Sunday of Advent–Year A)

This sermon was preached at the 6:00pm Rite I Eucharist on November 27, 2016, being the First Sunday of Advent, and the fourth anniversary of my ordination as a Priest, at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Lafayette, Louisiana. Collect: Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon usContinue reading ““Jesus Christ: Died, Risen, Coming Again” (November 27, 2016: First Sunday of Advent–Year A)”

“Father Mead and John the Baptist–Pointers to Jesus” (December 7, 2014: The Second Sunday of Advent–Year B; The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Lafayette, Louisiana)

“And [John] preached, saying, ‘After me comes he who is mightier than I…’”—Mark 1.7[1] In the Name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Amen! This past Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent, was the second anniversary of my ordination to the Sacred Priesthood. It was a day filled withContinue reading ““Father Mead and John the Baptist–Pointers to Jesus” (December 7, 2014: The Second Sunday of Advent–Year B; The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Lafayette, Louisiana)”

“Last Things First” (November 30, 2014: The First Sunday of Advent–Year B; The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Lafayette, Louisiana)

“And then they will see the Son of man coming in clouds with great power and glory.”—Mark 13.26[1] In the Name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Amen! “The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God,”[2] so begins the Gospel of Mark, the Gospel principallyContinue reading ““Last Things First” (November 30, 2014: The First Sunday of Advent–Year B; The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Lafayette, Louisiana)”