Category Archives: audio sermons

June 17, 2018, Growing Some Shade in a Dark Place – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000085 Last week, as you all probably know, Karen and Lucille and I were away at our diocesan Convention. Convention was extra-special this year, because this year marks the 150th anniversary of our Diocese – and also because our Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, was here to celebrate with …

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June 10, 2018, But I Want It Really Really Bad – guest speaker, Carroll Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000084 The topic today is prayer, and that is a tricky topic. So let’s begin with something we all understand: a mother who simply adores her young daughter and would just do anything in the world for her. A conversation might run a bit like this. “Mommy, will …

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June 3, 2018, Spider Man of the 18th – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000083 This past week there was a pretty spectacular rescue that happened in Paris. A four-year-old boy fell from a balcony of the apartment where he lived, from the 5th or 6th floor, and just managed to catch himself on the 4th floor balcony. He was hanging there, …

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May 27, 2018, Axioms and Mysteries – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000082 Next Saturday is our 45th anniversary. Carroll and I were pretty young when we got married, but I think we were fairly normal for newly-married, deeply-in-love people in that we didn’t really know each other nearly as well as we thought we did. We spent lots and …

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May 20, 2018, Holy Spirit: Personal Trainer? or Pillar of Fire? – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000081 Today, the Feast of Pentecost, is one of the Big Holy Days of the Church year – not quite as big as Easter and Christmas, but certainly ranking very high in the Holy Day hierarchy. You can tell just walking into the Church this morning that it …

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May 13, 2018, Ascension, the Connection Restored – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

  To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000080 This past Thursday was the Feast of the Ascension in our liturgical calendar, which is one of those mid-week Holy Days that we know are important, but don’t really pay a whole lot of attention to in the general course of our lives. What we commemorate …

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May 6, 2018, Bridging the Communication Gap: Evangelism for Normal People – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000079 I think that one of the greatest challenges we face as Christians, both in our personal understanding of the Bible, and maybe even more in trying to share our faith with other people, is that even when two people are speaking the same language, even when they …

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April 22, 2018, Love Actually – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:   Z0000078 I grew up in a family where giving gifts was a major way of showing love to one another. From the time I was little, I loved getting presents for my birthday or Christmas, but giving presents, especially handmade things, that was a very big deal too. …

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April 15, 2018, Meanwhile, Back in the Locked Room – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000077 People complain, from time to time, about how there just seems to be nothing but bad news on TV and radio and in the newspapers. So, sometimes news stations, especially Christian stations, try to make people feel better by airing “good news” stories about people who do …

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April 8, 2018, The Power Is On! – Mtr. Kathryn Boswell

To listen to this sermon, click here:  Z0000076 Well, three things to begin with this morning. First of all, it is my Mom’s birthday. She would have been 88 years old today. She was tiny, and funny, and smart, and beautiful. It doesn’t have anything to do with the sermon. I just mention it because …

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