Posts tagged with ‘Palm Sunday’

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Sermon on the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday (March 29, 2015)


Dear John: I am sorry for the death of your good friend. He was way too young to die, and I know your heart is broken. You probably feel like screaming at the universe that life isn’t fair. It isn’t. Such tragedy makes all of us protest that life isn’t fair, and pushes us to […]

Sermon for the Sunday of the Passion – Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014


From the cross Jesus cried with a loud voice, “ Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani.” The people were startled by this cry of dereliction. Some thought it might be a sign of God’s imminent intervention. “Then Jesus cried again with a loud voice and breathed his last.” A loud cry. A last breath. Silence. In a […]