Mission, Misgivings & the Mighty Power of God

Preached at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church – Tifton, Georgia Jonah 3:1-5,10 One of the funniest stories in the entire Bible is the story of Jonah. Jonah’s the kind of story you learn when you’re a kid in Sunday School, but by the time we grow up, about the only thing most folks remember about Jonah is that…

Drowning In Grace

This sermon was given at the Great Vigil of Easter, held just before sunrise on Easter morning. Multiple Old Testament lessons are read during the service to recount God’s saving deeds, and new converts to the faith are baptized. Creation: Genesis 1:1—2:3 Noah & the Flood: Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13 Israel’s Deliverance at the Red Sea: Exodus 14:10—15:1…