Before sermonizing this week, I wanted to let you know about Cari Pattison at the Reformed Church of Bronxville, if you go to reformedchurch.org, you can listen to her sermons, and from what I’ve heard so far, are pretty fantastic.
Today, I’ll be doing a little bit of “emergency preaching” on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.
50 days in Spain over the summer. Prayerfully walking the Camino de Santiago. A truly incredible privilege.
August 2014: moving to Florida, every other day working as a school counselor in a Catholic school K-8 OR Catholic college New Testament Professor, creating a podcast: Women in Preaching, planning a wedding (January 2015). Continue reading →
I started podcasting this week. Here is my first sermon.
Don’t ever procrastinate making a podcast. It should be up in iTunes next week (fingers crossed!) Until then, and while we are patiently waiting for iThings to do their magic, you can have a listen right here.
That being said, here is Episode 1! Yay! Next week is Katherine Balmforth. Enjoy!
I’m always really bad about remembering when my parents anniversary is. But there are a couple things that remind me. 1) My birthday is, give or take, one year after they were married. And 2) the month of September, because I know that this is the month that it’s in. Is it at the beginning? Is it at the end? I don’t know. All I know is that this year is their THIRTIETH! 30 years. INSANE. And I’m not even sure if today is the day.
I want to note that I would have probably never written this sermon if it wasn’t for it being assigned to me. It’s difficult to know what to do when you’re given a story that is 1/5 of the book of Genesis. Because this is the “last” sermon I’ll preach for a while, it gave me more anxiety than it probably should have…
You’ll have to forgive me for this… It’s the end of the semester, the end of my time in Boston, and you’ve all been so good to me. As nervous as it makes me, I’ve really enjoyed being able gain this experience preaching here, and I have no idea when or if I will ever be able to again. That being said, I hope I’m not judged too harshly here, this one being the “last” I will preach, but also being second in a sort of series on Salvation history leading up to Pentecost. Continue reading →
Actually, the post was an addition to this beautifully written post on “getting over” the fact that everything you were ever taught was a lie. I think that’s a bit strong of language, because even in getting out of it, there must have been something in us, something that was true, that helped get us out. It’s tough to sometimes admit that the one’s who make us crazy also are a part of what get’s us healed… Yuk. But annoyingly true. Continue reading →