Sermons from January 2019

Good News

Epiphany 3 2019St. Brendan’s Anglican ChurchRev. Doug Floyd Nehemiah 8:1-12, Psalm 113, 1 Corinthians 12:12-27, Luke 4:14-21 I asked Peter to read the lesson from Nehemiah (8:1-12) because somebody had to read all those difficult names, and I thought Peter might be just the men. It may be hard for us to grasp the full…

The Baptism of the Lord

Epiphany 1 2019Baptism of the LordRev. Doug FloydIsaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 89:20-29; Acts 10:34-38; Luke 3:15-22 Crowds press in to hear the thundering prophet. Crowds press in to see the man aflame. Crowds press in to see the long-awaited one: The Christ, the Messiah, The Promise made manifest. But John is only a voice calling, a…

Epiphany 2019

Epiphany 2019St. Brendan’s Anglican ChurchRev. Doug Floyd Wise men from the land of the rising sun follow the light of the world into the dark corridors of Jerusalem. The heavens declare the glory of a newborn king of the Jews. Troubled by this news, Herod the king inquires about a coming Messiah. He even asks…

Holy Family 2018

Holy Family Sunday 2018December 30, 2018Rev. Doug Floyd For centuries, the Coptic church has celebrated the Feast of the Holy Family as they meditate upon the story of the time Jesus spent in Egypt. In fact, every year Egyptian Christians continue to rehearse the story of the Holy Family’s flight into Egypt. Pilgrims ferry across…