COTA Sermons2018-07-25T23:17:03-05:00


Pentecost 17 (Proper 20B)

September 20, 2015
Pride, along with selfish-ambition, envy and fear are often found deep within broken lives. We’ve all known leaders who want every bit of attention, focus, and accolade to point back…

Pentecost 16 (Proper 19B)

September 13, 2015
Bearing our cross is a choice of faithful discipleship. It is a voluntary form of sacrificial obedience that identifies us completely with Christ. Bearing our cross is not making the…

Pentecost 15 (Proper 18B)

September 6, 2015
Faith conquers fear. Faith in action is both gift and choice. Faith in action breaks down barriers and unites families and communities. Faith in action stands against and opposes the…

Pentecost 14 (Proper 17B)

August 30, 2015
Let us remember that practice is the key to growing us, nurturing us and protecting us…not as a means to perfection…but as a way of life. We can practice… being…

Pentecost 13 (Proper 16B)

August 23, 2015
We might think of the charge only in terms of our individual lives, but Joshua put it to the people as a whole, and I think we need to consider…

Pentecost 12 (Proper 15B)

August 16, 2015

Pentecost 11 (Proper 14B)

August 9, 2015
People and friends of Church of the Apostles, as I look out this morning, I see a congregation of courageous people who, like Elijah, stand firm in faith in all…

Pentecost 10 (Proper 13B)

August 2, 2015
We are the church in action, called to exercise the creativity of an artisan bread-baker and the affection of a mother making a lunch for her children with an “I…

Pentecost 9 (Proper 12B)

July 26, 2015
Satisfaction We have ultimate and eternal  satisfaction in Christ, but "satisfaction" presents a dichotomy we must recognize and address. Being too satisfied with the status quo can lead to complacency and apathy that…

Pentecost 8 (Proper 11B)

July 19, 2015
Divine Covenant Compassion is fulfilled in Christ alone and then Jesus calls us to be his Apostolic Witnesses to the ends of the earth. Evil will always try to scatter,…