Sermons on Love

Love’s Congruence

Pentecost +4 2020Rev. Doug FloydIsaiah 2:10–17, Psalm 89:1-18, Romans 6:1-14, Matthew 10:34–42 Back in 2009, I led a series of discussions of Torah and the Workplace with a group of businessmen I knew. It gave me a chance to think through some ideas about how worship shapes practices even in the marketplace and how Baalism…

Eastertide – Communion of Love

Easter 7 2020Rev. Doug FloydActs 1:1–14, Psalm 47, 1 Peter 4:12-19, John 17:1-11 Last year during Eastertide, the second lesson each week was from the book of Revelation. Revelation tells the church that the risen Christ is standing right there in the midst. The churches are in all different situations. Some are having internal conflicts; some are being persecuted; some are tempted…

To Build the Church in Love

Pentecost +2St. Brendan’s Anglican ChurchRev. Thomas Ryden Zechariah 12:8-10; 13:1 Galatians 3:23-29 Luke 9:18-24  Have you ever wrote something in anger that you regret later? I know this is kind of an obvious question to ask in the Social Media Age, because the ability to comment and discuss things in the written word has never been so available and immediate to us…

Patterns of Love

Pentecost +10 Patterns of Love Rev. Doug Floyd Bob Dylan’s album Blood on the Tracks, tells the story of painful, broken relationships and human loss. His son Jakob has suggested that when he hears the album, he hears the brokenness in his parent’s relationship. Bob denies that the album is personal and instead suggests it…