Lent 2017

Out of the Depths – Lent 5 2017

Lent 5 2017 Rev. Doug Floyd Ezekiel 37:1-4, Psalm 130, Romans 6:15-23, John 11:18-44 “Sometimes my burden seems more than I can bear It’s not dark yet, but it’s getting there.” Bob Dylan[1] Ezekiel lives among an alien people with alien gods. Seized from his homeland, he and 11,000 other captive Israelites are taken to…

Testing God in the Wilderness

Testing God in the Wilderness Lent 4 2017 Rev. Doug Floyd St. Brendan’s Church At first sight, the wilderness looks desolate, empty of all life. Dried creek beds, lonely wind howling across the waste places. A desert owl screeches in the distances. Abandoned. Forsaken. A closer look reveals stories. Ancient stories. Civilizations come and gone.…