October 31, 2021 Reformation Sunday John 8:31-36 Acknowledging our past can be difficult. Humanity has not always been kind to one another, and there are still many examples of war and exploitation happening today around the world. The Native Americans were and continue to be treated as second class citizens in many places. African Americans… Continue reading Freed By Christ
March 7, 2021 John 2:13-22 How do you feel when you sense that something is not quite right? Do you question the status quo, or do you become complacent? For Martin Luther, there would be no complacency. What he witnessed and what he heard the Spirit speaking to him through scripture resulted with him posting… Continue reading Jesus Restores Life
October 28, 2018 Reformation Sunday John 8:31-36 As many of you know, I grew up in a town that was just a little bigger than Richmond. It lacked diversity, much like Richmond. And honestly, there was little to do in town, so we would quite often drive to Lansing on the weekends to go shopping… Continue reading You Will Be Free Indeed!
October 29, 2017 John 8:31-36 What if I were to tell you this morning that someone has created the quintessential painting that redefines perfection as we know it? Even better, we do not have to worry about painting anymore because there is nothing more to achieve. What if the same thing was said for music?… Continue reading Keeping Church Weird
October 24, 2017 1 Corinthians 12:26 A homily on the Commemoration of the Reformation; Preached alongside our sisters and brothers of St. Augustine Catholic Parish Once again, welcome to Fr. Joe Mallia, Joe Agosta and our sisters and brothers of St. Augustine Parish. We are blessed to come together this evening to lament our separation… Continue reading Rejoicing and Lamenting Together
March 12, 2017 John 3:1-17 Have you ever wondered what it would be like living in a different time and place? Perhaps thinking that you may get away from some of the terror and fear we experience today. In reality though, the sin that occurs today is no greater than the sin that has occurred… Continue reading I Believe that I Cannot Believe