This children’s sermon on Luke 2:1-20 was going to come out in time for people to use it on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning. Well, it’s a busy season. I worked on it in bits and pieces, but the days slipped past before I had time to give it a polish and send it out. […]
A Children’s Sermon on John 18:33-37–Christ the King
It is “Christ the king” this Sunday, or “The Reign of Christ,” so I offer you a children’s sermon on John 18:33-37. (You can find my regular Monday Meditation on this text here.) Next week Advent begins—a whole new year for the church. Most of our Gospel texts will be from Luke. (If you’d like […]
A Children’s Sermon on Mark 13:1-8 — The End of the World?
It’s Wednesday night and I’m finally sitting down to write my children’s sermon on Mark 13:1-8. It won’t come out till Friday. Argh! (Here’s a link to my regular Monday Meditation on this text from a while back.) I try to get these out to you on Monday but a full-time intensive online course this […]
A Children’s Sermon on Mark 12:38-44 — Who’s Watching?
As I sit down to write my children’s sermon on Mark 12:38-44, life is a bit of a scramble. So, I’m not wading in with my usual comments on the process or on issues in the text. Maybe you find that a relief. Maybe you’ll miss that stuff. Either way, here we go with a […]
A Children’s Sermon on Mark 12:28-34–Living God’s Way
Photo of LOVE statue, NYC (Public Domain) My children’s sermon on Mark 12:28-34 brings us into some strange lectionary territory. “Mark 12?” you ask. “Last week we were on Mark 10! What happened to Mark 11?” That, gentle reader, is exactly my point. We spent four weeks cruising happily through Mark 10, skipping only four […]
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