Posts by Josh

Sermon: The Challenge of Christmas Light

There are better preachers out there. So, if you’re short on time, go and listen to them! However, if you’ve...

Improvising Church & State: Overaccepting as a Synthesis of Anglican and Anabaptist Approaches

INTRODUCTION: ACCEPTING, BLOCKING, AND STATUS From the church’s perspective, is the state a promising offer, or a threatening one? At...

What Do I Believe?

“At the centre of Christian faith is the history of Christ. At the centre of the history of Christ is his...

Faithful Faith in a Faithful God: Romans 1.1-17

Faithful Faith in a Faithful God: Romans 1.1-17

I. Introduction: The Prodigal Son, Part 2 What a relief, to get out of that house. Ordinarily, Jude would have...

The Prodigal Son, Part 2: Introduction to Romans

The Prodigal Son, Part 2: Introduction to Romans

An apocryphal introduction to my sermon on Romans 1:1-17.

Morning Prayer Homily: Mark 8.11-21

Morning Prayer Homily: Mark 8.11-21

A homily on Mark 8:11-21 (ESV): The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign...

Morning Prayer Homily: Mark 1.29-45

Morning Prayer Homily: Mark 1.29-45

A homily on Mark 1:29-45 (ESV): And immediately he left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with...

Morning Prayer Homily: James 2.1-13

Morning Prayer Homily: James 2.1-13

A homily on James 2.1-13 (ESV): “My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus...

Jesus is Not Just "One of Us"

Jesus is Not Just "One of Us"

NOTE: The audio of the following sermon, preached on July 05, 2015 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Mountain Brook,...

Pentecost: Songs and Scripture

Pentecost: Songs and Scripture

Listening to the first episode of the excellent new podcast, LectioCast, helped to orient my thoughts toward tomorrow’s readings for...