Living Generously: Sermon for Pentecost 19 – Proper 21C, Track 2 (September 25, 2016)

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==================== A homily offered by the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston on the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 25, 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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You Did Not Return – From the Daily Office Lectionary

You Did Not Return From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Advent 1, Year 2 (3 December 2015) Amos 4:6 ~ . . . . yet you did not return to me, says the Lord. The …

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Share Your Astonishment! – Sermon for Thanksgiving Day, 26 November 2015

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==================== A sermon offered on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015, to the people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (The lessons for the day are Joel 2:21-27; Psalm 126; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; and Matthew …

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Move Anyway – From the Daily Office – December 10, 2013

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From the Book of the Prophet Amos: Amos answered Amaziah, “I am no prophet, nor a prophet’s son; but I am a herdsman, and a dresser of sycamore trees, and the Lord took me from following the flock, and the …

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Lions Eating – From the Daily Office – December 4, 2013

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From the Prophet Amos: Thus says the Lord: As the shepherd rescues from the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear, so shall the people of Israel who live in Samaria be rescued, with the …

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Stuff Happens – From the Daily Office – December 3, 2013

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From the Prophet Amos: Do two walk together unless they have made an appointment? Does a lion roar in the forest when it has no prey? Does a young lion cry out from its den if it has caught nothing? …

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The One Thing Needful in a Market Economy – Sermon for the 9th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11C) – July 21, 2013

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==================== This sermon was preached on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, July 21, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (Revised Common Lectionary, Pentecost 9 (Proper 11, Year C): Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 52; Colossians …

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Who Is My Neighbor? And Who Is the Good Samaritan? – Sermon for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10C) – July 14, 2013

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==================== This sermon was preached on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, July 14, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (Revised Common Lectionary, Pentecost 8 (Proper 10, Year C): Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82; Colossians …

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A Prophetic General Convention – Sermon for Pentecost 7, Proper 10B – July 15, 2012

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==================== This sermon was preached on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, where Fr. Funston is rector. (Revised Common Lectionary, Proper 10B: Amos 7:7-15; Psalm 85:8-13; Ephesians 1:3-14; and Mark 6:14-29) ==================== In our lessons …

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