Sermons from June 2015

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Sanctifying Grace


June 2002 – 13 years ago. I had just graduated from seminary, and I was attending Annual Conference to be commissioned for Probationary Ministry, which would be a three year process before I could be ordained. Parading on to the Bishop’s podium with the other candidates, we answered questions before the entire conference. One of […]

Mother Emmanuel Shooting


My plans for this Sunday was to preach a Father’s Day sermon with a few lame golf jokes – given that the US Open is concluding just a mile away from here. But many in our nation are still reeling from the horrific news of a racist hate crime at The historic downtown church AME Church […]