Jesus the Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd SundayRev. Isaac BradshawApril 25, 2020St. Brendan’s Anglican Church Jesus the Good Shepherd Well, we’re halfway through the Easter season. Halfway through that joyous time when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the grave, celebrate the destruction of Death and Hell, celebrate the vindication of our Lord in the face of crucifixion, torture and political murder. And also, by the way, halfway…

Remembering the Lord

Rev. Doug Floyd Remembering the LordEaster 2B 2021Acts 3:12–26, Psalm 111, 1 John 5:1–5, John 20:19–31 In today’s Gospel reading, we encounter St. Thomas encountering the risen Lord. Upon beholding the hands and side of Jesus, Thomas declares, “My God and My Lord.” This is the clearest confession of faith in the Gospels. After Thomas’s grand confession of faith, Jesus says, “Have…

The Resurrection of Our Lord

The Resurrection of Our LordApril 4, 2021Rev. Doug FloydIsaiah 25:6–9; Psalm 118:14–24; Colossians 3:1–4; Mark 16:1–8 “…trembling and astonishment seized them.” The women disciples go to the tomb of Jesus to anoint his body only to discover that He isn’t there. He had risen. And trembling and astonishment seized them. The resurrection of Jesus Christ breaks the bounds of all that they…

Lent 5 – The Great High Priest

Chase Whitmire Lent 5B 2021Jeremiah 31:31–34, Psalm 51, Hebrews 4:14–5:10, John 12:20-36 When was the last time, you found yourself at a fork in the road? There was a decision to be made. You knew that whatever choice you made, your life would never be the same. It could have been making a decision about college, or a job, or getting married,…

Lent 2

Lent 2 – Just a Dream Away! Rev. Isaac BradshawGenesis 22:1-14, Psalm 16, Romans 8:31–39, Mark 8:31-38  How many of us in the room have ever dreamed of the future? Not just in the mere “one day I will live on the beach,” but… One day we will have flying cars or travel past the speed of…

Apart from Your Grace

Apart from Your GraceLent 1 2021Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 9:8–17, Psalm 25, 2 Peter 1:18–22, Mark 1:9-13 Historically, Easter was a day for baptism: the weeks and months prior to baptism were used for catechizing the new Christians. The catechism and the baptism were seen as entrance into the body of Christ, but also as exorcism…