Advent 4 and Christmas Eve 2006 fell on a Sunday, so this sermon was delivered at a combined morning service where we were in Advent, all the while knowing it was Christmas Eve. Delivered on the Fourth Sunday in Advent at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Charleston, West Virginia, December 24, 2006.
“One who is more powerful than I is coming.” Delivered on the Third Sunday in Advent at Ascension Episcopal Church, Hinton, WV, December 17, 2006, the day following my ordination as deacon.
“There will be …distress among nations. …People will faint from fear and foreboding.” Delivered at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Mullens, WV, December 3, 2006.