Sermons

At the Cathedral, our sermons seek to faithfully exposit the Scripture and display relevant application to modern life while seeking to reveal the gospel in every passage.

The Great Surprise

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Surprises are often a good thing, but when they run counter to expectations, they can quickly turn sour. The people of Israel were expecting […]

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The Grace-Based Identity

The Rev. Rob Sturdy | Psalm 51 Our lives have two sides: our public performance and our private backstage. Whereas our outward life is a presentation of our best, our hidden […]

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The Nourished Identity

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | John 6:1-15 Bread is good, yet it cannot fully satisfy on its own. When Jesus feeds the 5,000 on the mountainside, the point of this […]

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The Resurrected Identity

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Romans 7:12-25 The difference between animation and live-action in film is infinitely wide, yet in our suspension of disbelief can be uncannily similar. Likewise, true […]

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The Crucified Identity

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | Mark 8:31-38 Everyone wants to be a winner. Often we identify ourselves by our affiliation with the “winning side,” whether it’s in sports, politics, or ideologies. […]

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Stewards of the Gospel

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 For every Christian, the gospel is the primary vocation to which we are called. But Christ uses all our various gifts […]

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The Untamable Lord

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Mark 1:21-28 Over the 2,000 years of Church history, Christians and non-Christians alike have tried to tame the radical power and authority of Jesus. Despite […]

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Repent and Follow Me

The Very Rev. Dr. Justyn Terry | Mark 1:14-20 Jesus begins his ministry with a proclamation and an invitation. The proclamation is one of repentance and of God’s Kingdom, and the […]

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Come and See

The Rev. Patrick Schlabs | John 1:43-51 After John’s poetic prologue, his gospel becomes a story of witnesses who invite others to come and see Jesus. In an age where many […]

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The In-Between Space

The Very Rev. Peet Dickinson | Mark 1:7-11 John the Baptist strikes a singular figure within the Gospel narrative, entering Israel’s culture at a turning point unlike any before. His ministry […]

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Expectations & Hopes

Pastor Ryan Thompson | Luke 2:1-20, Matthew 2:1-6, 9-11 Christmas comes loaded with anticipation of what might be received, yet inevitably brings some measure of disappointment. Did the amazing story of […]

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Awaiting the King

Mr. Jacob Graudin | Psalm 96 While we tend to keep politics and religion at arm’s length during the holidays, Christmas deals directly with both. The Incarnation of Jesus brings with […]

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