23 April 2017 – Second Sunday of Easter

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of the 2nd Sunday of Easter 23 April 2017 Readings: Acts 2:14a,22-32 Psalm 16 1 Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31 I must admit that I love this week’s Gospel reading… I think it was written specifically for Episcopalians! I’ve spoken a few times now about testing the faith that I … [Read more…]

16 April 2017 – Easter Sunday

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Easter Sunday 16 April 2017 Readings: Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4 John 20:1-18 Alleluia Christ is Risen! (The Lord is Risen indeed, Alleluia!) Please be seated. There is something particularly powerful about John’s telling of this morning’s earth-shatteringly good news. Each of our other gospel writers … [Read more…]

14 April 2017 – Good Friday

The Rev. Dr. Austin Leininger Sermon of Good Friday 14 April 2017 Readings: Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Psalm 22 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 The last day of Christ’s life is like a horrific nightmare. Betrayed by one of his best friends, he is unfairly tried by the religious leaders of God’s own chosen people at what could … [Read more…]