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Sermon: Maundy Thursday 2018

“Jesus: A Leader from the Servant Class” Text: John 13:1-17, 31b-35 I hope somebody remembered to warm the water up a little this year. Last year it was cold!   We do this foot-washing service every year, the Thursday before … Continue reading

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Sermon: Third Sunday in Lent 2018

Text: John 2:13-22 [Preached at Christ Episcopal Church, Blaine WA, on March 4th, 2018] “Scrappy Like Jesus” My name is Aaron. I work at Chaplains on the Harbor. I’m grateful to Christ Church for inviting me all the way up here, … Continue reading

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Sermon: First Sunday in Lent 2018

Text: Mark 1:9-15 [Preached at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Seattle, February 18th 2018] “Crisis Time, Kairos Time, Harvest Time” Mark is my favorite Gospel. I love how punchy it is. No flowery words. No sifting through four paragraphs of I-AMs … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Redneck Street Funeral

Pitbulls babies and Skynyrd in the sanctuary Cigarette smoke self-medicating mourners and one guy wrenching on a broke down van in the church parking lot Lipstick flip flops switchblades the shakes stuff lots more people would wear to a funeral … Continue reading

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Sermon: Easter Vigil 2017

*Delivered at Chaplains on the Harbor, Westport WA on April 15, 2017* “Haunt Rome Until It Falls” Text: Matthew 28:1-10  _ Happy Easter! Jesus lives! What a guy! _ The same Jesus who was just arrested on Thursday, beaten by … Continue reading

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Sermon: Maundy Thursday 2017

“Christ of Maryknoll,” Robert Lentz *Delivered at Chaplains on the Harbor, Westport WA on April 13, 2017* “Jesus the Felon” Text: John 13:1-17, 31b-35 It gets a little lost in all the talk about washing feet, but what’s also happening in … Continue reading

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Sermon: Third Sunday after the Epiphany 2017

*Delivered at Christ Episcopal Church, Seattle WA, on January 22, 2017* “The God of Secrecy” Text: Psalm 27 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom then shall I fear? … For in the day of trouble he shall keep me … Continue reading

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