RECENT SERMONS

Recent SWM Sermons (Rev. Matthew Martin Nickoloff)

+Liturgical Year 2015-2016

LENT

21 February 2016 – Lent 2 – Luke 13.31-35 – “The Theology of the Cross, or, Jesus Sings the Blues” (audio)

14 February 2016 – Lent 1 – Luke 4.1-13 – “Promise Paradox Practice” (audio)

10 February 2016 – Ash Wednesday – Psalm 51 – “Naming the Shadows” (audio)

7 February 2016 – Transfiguration/Pre-Lent – Luke 9.28-36 – “Faith Seeking Understanding (w/ Intro to Walking the Labyrinth)” (audio)

EPIPHANY

31 January 2016 – Epiphany 4 – Luke 4.21-30 – “On Being the Included, not the Includers”  (audio)

24 January 2016 – Epiphany 3 – Luke 4.15-21 – “Freedom For” (audio)

17 January 2016 – Epiphany 2 – John 2.1-11 – “Joy is the Serious Business of Heaven” (audio)

10 January 2016 – Baptism of Our Lord – “Muddy Waters, Muddy People, Muddy God” (audio only)

3 January 2016 – Feast of the Epiphany – “Prepared to Practice (#Practice = #Pray#Participate#Produce) – Video from Trinity Episcopal, Greece, NY, same sermon as SWM

+Liturgical Year 2014-2015

28 June 2015 – “Location Matters, or, Jesus Loves You Where You Are…And Too Much to Leave You There” (part of the “Learning to Be Allies” summer series at SWM)

21 June 2015 – “Learning to Be Racists: Charleston, Confession and the 12-Steps” (part of the “Learning to Be Allies” summer series at SWM)

7 June 2015 – “The Zen of Glory” (part of the “Learning to Be Allies” summer series at SWM)

31 May 2015 – Holy Trinity – “What Will Your Verse Be?”

24 May 2015 – Pentecost – “The Advocate, The Accuser, and the Chicken – Towards a Practical Pentecostalism”

15 February 2015 – Transfiguration – “Transfiguring Lent” (short video message)

30 Nov 2014 – Advent 1 – “Listen, or, On the Tearing of the Heavens” 

+Liturgical Year 2013-2014

13 May 2014 – Easter 4 – “Happy Hen Party Mix”

4 May 2014 – Easter 3 – “This Story is True, or, Westeros Withers and the Bronies Fade…” 

8 Sept 2013 – Ordinary Time 16 – “On Commitment, or, Why God Always Loses at Fantasy Football”

16 July 2013 – Ordinary Time – #IAmGeorgeZimmerman

Series: “St. Paul and the Very Foolish Galatians”

7 July 2013 – Ordinary Time 7 – “Magna Carta Holy Grail (of Christian Freedom)” (Part 6 of 6 in series)

30 June 2013 – Ordinary Time 6 – “SARX WARS, or, How the Apocalypse Stole My Fruits” (Part 5 of 6 in series)

23 June 2013 – Ordinary Time 5 – “Notes from Underground (Railroad), or, How Slaves Taught us Freedom from Being Inclusive” (Part 4 of 6 in series)

16 June 2013 – Ordinary Time 5 – “Justification…on a SPACESHIP! or, St. Paul Comes to Call” (Part 3 of 6 in series)

9 June 2013 – Ordinary Time 4 – “Chameleons and Mockingjays, or, the Case of Codependent Peter” (Part 2 of 6 in series)

2 June 2013 – Ordinary Time 3 – “Story, Gospel, Art, Mission: Intro to St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians” (Part 1 of 6 in series)

Easter and Pentecost

28 April 2013 – Easter 5 – “The End of the Binge, or, Jesus is My Time Lord and Savior”

21 April 2013 – Easter 4 – “Under the Sigil of House Jesus, or, Beyond Throne Games”

14 April 2013 – Easter 3 – “(NOT AN) Accidental Christian”

For other other past sermons, see Pr Matthew’s blog, “During the World”