God’s Holy Mountain

a sermon for the 1st Sunday of Advent (Year A)

When the kingdom of Judah was under attack, the king sought the advice of the prophet Isaiah.  But instead of giving practical military advice, Isaiah described God’s vision of a future when people from every nation will come to God’s house that stands high in the mountains.

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In the Ruins of the Temple

a sermon for the 26th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28C)

When the disciples walked through the great temple of Jerusalem, they marveled at it’s opulence and grandeur. They had never seen anything so amazing in their lives.  But Jesus saw only ruins.

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