Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

Sermons by The Rev. Mark Avera

Meaty Ministry

Words are significant.  They are part of what makes us human.  They enable our thinking and thus allow ideas and realities from outside us to be birthed within us.  Yet talk can be cheap, too. The words “I love you” mean little without some tangible correspondent to make an abstract concept concrete.  St Paul wrote…

Despising the Chosen One

Mark’s sermon on today’s reading in Genesis 37 about Joseph being sold into slavery. Favoritism.  We don’t like it.  If someone in our family or workplace seems to be the golden boy or girl, we have a hard time being nice to that person.  Sometimes we hate them. Such was the case with Joseph’s brothers,…