Enough For Tomorrow

a sermon for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12)

By any measure, the feeding of the 5000 was a miracle, the only miracle that appears in all four accounts of the Gospel. But as amazing as the feeding was, the most important part of the story was what happened next. “They gathered the fragments of bread and fish left over, so that none may be lost.”

This was a sign, a sign that said, “there is more than enough for everyone to eat today, and be able to eat again tomorrow.”

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With Authority To Heal The World

a sermon for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9)

Jesus found that the ones who knew him best trusted him the least.  But that didn’t stop him from sending out his disciples two by two, traveling light, with authority to heal the world.

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