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    from this window . . .

    by  • September 18, 2017 • community, faith, sermon • 7 Comments

    “From This Window . . .” A Sermon for Westbrook Congregational Church UCC Genesis 22:1-14 September 17, 2017 I was a high school English teacher for a number of years. When I had to be out of the classroom, I tried to leave lesson plans for the substitute that were easy to implement. I...

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    two questions

    by  • August 15, 2017 • america, faith, fear, justice, love, race • 7 Comments

    Though I preached this sermon only a couple of days ago, the events of the week have continued to unfold. Rather than try to update it, I will let it stand as its own little time capsule, even as I continue to figure out how to respond to what is happening around us. “Two...

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    a forgiving air

    by  • August 10, 2017 • family, forgiveness, healing, sermon • 3 Comments

    I am a few days late posting my sermon from last Sunday, but here it is. “A Forgiving Air” Genesis 32: 3-12, 22-32 A Sermon for The United Churches of Durham, Connecticut August 6, 2017 To say their relationship was difficult would be an understatement. Jacob, the younger brother, had cheated Esau out of...

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    no easy way out

    by  • June 28, 2017 • faith, fear, hope, sermon • 7 Comments

    I’m taking a break from miracles this week and posting, instead, the manuscript of the sermon I preached Sunday at North Haven Congregational Church in North Haven Connecticut. I hope you find something here that speaks to you. “No Easy Way Out” Genesis 21:8-21, Matthew 10:24-39 We have sparrows in our barn. Behind our...

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