All you need is love (sermon)

 I don’t know about you all, but it is Olympic season in my household. I almost never watch TV, let alone follow sports… but as soon as the Olympics roll around every two years, I turn into a sport fanatic, TV-always humming in the background. I love watching favorite events, like gymnastics and soccer, or…

Who is this king of glory? (sermon)

At age 21, I graduated from college, packed up my dorm room, and after storing most of my belongings in the garages of very generous friends, I flew to Boston to begin a service year, living alongside a monastic community. A big part of the internship was just keeping the same schedule that the brothers…

God’s economy of surprise (sermon)

It’s always the youngest. Now, I know that’s a very oldest child thing of me to say, but it’s true to some extent, right? The youngest child gets to have the most fun, and has the fewest rules that apply to them. It’s always the youngest, and perhaps we roll our eyes a bit when…

Bind all our lives together (sermon)

Bribery in the highest offices of government, ethics are trampled as officials chase after trade deals that line the pockets of those in power, people are dying of plague and poverty in a world that doesn’t seem to care, partisan politics and dehumanizing opponents is the norm in a world where the powerful and those…