Standing on Holy Ground (Sermon for Lent 3, RCL Year C) – 28 February 2016

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==================== A sermon offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Third Sunday in Lent, February 28, 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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Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra! Sermon for the Last Sunday after Epiphany (7 February 2016)

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==================== A sermon offered on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany, February 7, 2016, to the people of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio, where Fr. Funston was guest preacher at the monthly Solemn Sung Eucharist. (The lessons for the day are …

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Oh Come On Now! Really? – From the Daily Office Lectionary

O Come On Now! Really? From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of Proper 17, Year 1 (Pentecost 14, 2015) 2 Chron. 7:5 ~ King Solomon offered as a sacrifice twenty-two thousand oxen and one hundred and …

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“Joshua” Is Not a Plan for Government – From the Daily Office – July 26, 2014

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From the Book of Joshua: Joshua summoned all Israel, their elders and heads, their judges and officers, and said to them, “I am now old and well advanced in years; and you have seen all that the Lord your God …

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The Third Heaven? – From the Daily Office – June 13, 2013

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From the Second Letter to the Corinthians: I know a person in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven — whether in the body or out of the body I do not know; God knows. …

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Fasting Is a Given – Sermon for Lent 4B – March 18, 2012

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Revised Common Lectionary for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year B: Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10; and John 3:14-21 Continuing our series of sermons in answer to parishioner questions, today we will explore fasting. A member of the …

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