Sermons by Mike Eggleston

“Wiser is Humbler” – Rev Mike Eggleston at St Benedict’s 

I Corinthians 1.18-25 Guidance from God can be found anywhere, because God is everywhere.  Me, I most often get insights from God either through nature or through scriptures and church tradition.  That’s good because those two, nature and torah, are the two forums of God which are praised in Psalm 19.  “The heavens are telling the glory of God, and the decrees of the Lord are sure, making wise the simple.”  But the start of this sermon comes from a…

Rolling with Change

“Rolling With Change” –Mike Eggleston at St Benedict’s Episcopal Church with                                                Amos 5.18-24, Wisdom of Solomon 6.12-16, I Thessalonians 4.13-18, Matthew 25.1-13 I chose to write this sermon last Monday, the day before election day. I did that because it was possible that I might have no coherent words to say after the election.  Like Job’s friends, it was possible that we could all be sitting seven days in the dust grieving in silence.  The other reason I wrote before…

Negativity Don’t Pull you Through

Romans 8:26-39 Matthew 13:31-33,44-52 Thanks to St Benedict’s for giving me two new life experiences today. This is my first time ever to preach wearing a mask. It’s also my first time to preach while being video-recorded live. Actually, I’ve done one more fairly new thing this week in preparation, which was to read a book, way outside my wheelhouse.  Most of what I read is ecology or theology or world fiction.  But the book I’ll lead from today was…