Sermons by Rev. Brian Stein-Webber

Abundance

Season of Creation – Abundance Deuteronomy 8:7-18; Psalm 19; Revelation 22:1-5; Matthew 6:25-34 My preaching assignment today, during this Season of Creation, is to talk about Abundance.  It is my abundant pleasure to do so.  It is also abundantly daunting!  In English, the words “abundance” and “undulation” are related.  You can hear it. The shared letters between the two mean “wave.”  And whereas undulation means “waviness”, abundance means “from a wave.”  So when we talk about abundance, there is  one…

Another Kind of Christian Life

Rev. Brian Stein-Webber Pentecost 12 John 6:1-58 St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church, Los Osos     One of the marks of a Christian person is adherence to a certain set of beliefs.  For Episcopalians and Lutherans, to take two, this means coinciding our belief with the historical creeds, the Apostles’, the Nicene, the Athanasian.  This type of faith is a matter of cognitive assent, if you understand what I’m saying.  It goes into our brains and out of our brains.  I remember…