SERMONS

Latinxs Spirit – Hispanic Summer Program 2017

Latinxs Spirit – Hispanic Summer Program 2017

Monday Sermon – Latinxs Spirit / Hispanic Summer Program 2017 John 14:15-18 15 ‘If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. 17 This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees her nor knows it. You know it, because The Spirit abides with you, and will be in you. 18 ‘I will not leave you orphaned; I am coming to you.         El Spirito eres Latino! Yes, The Spirit is Latina! Por supuesto, the Holy Spirt…

Sermon – On Oscar Romero: Between Life and Death – What to do?

Sermon – On Oscar Romero: Between Life and Death – What to do?

This sermon was preached at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington DC on March 28, 2017. Sermon – On Oscar Romero: Between Life and Death – What to do? Texts – Ezekiel 37:1-14 / John 11:1-45 – Texts after the sermon May the peace of Christ be with you. I am so grateful to be here. It’s truly an honor to be with you all at this wonderful seminary! I want to thank Professor Debora Sokolove for the first invitation. My gratitude to Dean Robert Martin, Doctors Lucy Lind Hogan, Debora Sokolove and Veronice Miles for a wonderful dinner last night. To president David…

Sermon: Owning our Taboos, Academy of Homiletics 2016

Sermon: Owning our Taboos, Academy of Homiletics 2016

Sermon: Owning our Taboos Biblical Text: Luke 21: 1-4 Academy of Homiletics, San Antonio  – November 17, 2016   What a gift you all gave to me inviting me to preach today. I am most grateful! I want to thank my sister Margaret Moers Wenig for the first invitation and for my brother Wes Allen and my sister Lucy Lin Hogan for giving me this oopportunity.   Our theme this year is fascinating, one that gives us so much to ponder about.  As we saw yesterday, this bold theme can be very helpful for our current time after the disaster…

What story? Whose story? Cláudio Carvalhaes

What story? Whose story? Cláudio Carvalhaes

Wild Goose July 2016 – Final Worship – Cláudio Carvalhaes SERMON: What story? Whose story? Luke 10:25-37 10:25 Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 10:26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” 10:27 He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.” 10:28 And he said to him, “You have given the right answer;…

Witnessing the Light – The Latinx Wilderness

Witnessing the Light – The Latinx Wilderness

This Sermon was preached at the Hispanic Summer Program Oblate Theological Seminary in San Antonio, TX  – June 20, 2016                               John 1: 19-28 19 This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, ‘Who are you?’ 20 He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, ‘I am not the Messiah.’ 21 And they asked him, ‘What then? Are you Elijah?’ He said, ‘I am not.’ ‘Are you the prophet?’ He answered, ‘No.’ 22 Then they…