Afterthoughts

Afterthoughts

Sermons with follow up “afterthoughts” by Fr. Brad.

Don’t Get in the Way of Faith

Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost Jump to the sermon in the recording BONUS: Jump to the Baptism in the recording Service Booklet – you will also need a Book of Common Prayer This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Mark 9:38-50 38 John said to him, ‘Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.’ 39But Jesus said, ‘Do not stop him; for no one who does a deed of power in my name…

Who Are You?

Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 22:18 in the recording Apologies for the odd format of the video Service Booklet Today’s Readings Gospel: Mark 8:27-38 27 Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that I am?’ 28And they answered him, ‘John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.’ 29He asked them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’ Peter answered…

An Affair of the Heart

Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 24:00 in the recording Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 1 Now when the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, 2they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is, without washing them. 3(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they thoroughly wash their hands, thus observing the tradition of the elders; 4and they do not eat anything from…

Getting Oriented

Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon Starts at 24:08 in the recording Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: John 6:56-69 56Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them. 57Just as the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever eats me will live because of me. 58This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like that which your ancestors ate, and they died. But the one who eats this…

Being Known

Ninth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 22:55 in the recording Service Booklet This Sunday’s Readings Gospel: John 6:1-21 1After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias.  2A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. 3Jesus went up the mountain and sat down there with his disciples. 4Now the Passover, the festival of the Jews, was near. 5When he looked up and saw…

The Meat in the Middle

Eighth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 21:35 in the recording Service Booklet This Week’s Readings Gospel: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31He said to them, ‘Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.’ For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32And they went away in the boat to a deserted place by themselves. 33Now many saw them going…

Access Through Faith

Fifth Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 22:45 in the recording Service Booklet Liturgical Calendar for Readings Gospel: Mark 5:21-43 21 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered round him; and he was by the lake. 22Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet 23and begged him repeatedly, ‘My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her,…

The Seed Implanted Within

Third Sunday After Pentecost Sermon starts at 18:15 in the recording Service Booklet All Readings Gospel: Mark 4:26-34 26 He also said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, 27and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. 28The earth produces of itself, first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head. 29But when the grain is ripe,…

The Breath of Life

Day of Pentacost Sermon starts at 26:50 in the recording Service Booklet All Readings Afterthoughts Gospel: John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 26 ‘When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, he will testify on my behalf. 27You also are to testify because you have been with me from the beginning. 4But I have said these things to you so that when their hour comes you may remember that I told you about them.…

Us Versus Them

Sixth Sunday of Easter Sermon starts at 10:35 in the recording Service Booklet All Readings Gospel: John 15:9-17 9As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. 10If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete. 12 ‘This is my commandment,…

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Due to technical difficulties, there is no sermon recording this week Service Booklet All Readings Gospel: John 15:1-8 ‘I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-grower. 2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. 3You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken to you. 4Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides…

A Good Shepherd

Fourth Sunday of Easter Sermon begins at 14:15 in the recording Service Booklet All Readings Psalm: Psalm 23 1 The Lord is my shepherd; *       I shall not be in want.2 He makes me lie down in green pastures *       and leads me beside still waters.3 He revives my soul *       and guides me along right pathways for his Name’s sake.4 Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,   I shall fear no evil; *       for…