Swords into Ploughshares, But No Rapture: Sermon for Advent 1, 27 November 2016

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day …

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What is Jesus up to? – Sermon for Palm Sunday (Yr C) – 20 March 2016

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are as follows: …

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Pragmatic vs Visionary – From the Daily Office Lectionary (22 January 2016)

Pragmatic vs Visionary From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Epiphany 2, Year 2 (22 January 2016) Genesis 12:1 ~ Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s …

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March Forth – From the Daily Office – June 6, 2014

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From the Prophet Jeremiah: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. No longer shall they teach one another, or say …

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Lenten Rejoicing – From the Daily Office – March 6, 2014

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From the Prophet Habakkuk: Though the fig tree does not blossom, and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails and the fields yield no food; though the flock is cut off from the fold …

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A Community of Fishers – From the Daily Office – March 11, 2013

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From the Prophet Jeremiah: I am now sending for many fishermen, says the Lord, and they shall catch them; and afterwards I will send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain and every hill, and out …

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Faith in the Face of Nothing – From the Daily Office – November 20, 2012

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From the Prophet Habakkuk: Though the fig tree does not blossom, and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails and the fields yield no food; though the flock is cut off from the fold …

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Vision and Salt – From the Daily Office – November 19, 2012

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From the Prophet Habakkuk: The Lord answered me and said: Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner may read it. For there is still a vision for the appointed time; it speaks of the end, …

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