The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Podcast
The wideness of God’s love

The wideness of God’s love

September 13, 2019

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at St. Alban's, worshiping in Theate Arlington, on May 19, 2019.

What is life calling me to do?

What is life calling me to do?

September 13, 2019

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth, on June 20, 2019.

Chain reaction of love

Chain reaction of love

September 13, 2019

Bishop Scott Mayer preached this sermon at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Stephenville, TX, on September 8, 2019.

Bishop Scott Mayer interview on KRLD 1080 AM radio 20190710

Bishop Scott Mayer interview on KRLD 1080 AM radio 20190710

July 10, 2019

Mitch Carr of KRLD radio interviewed Bishop Mayer about the joint statement issued by all bishops of the six Episcopal dioceses of Texas decrying conditions at the dentention camps at te border.

Married to amazement

Married to amazement

April 19, 2019

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Keller, where he baptized, confirmed, and received people into The Episcopal Church. He spoke of the importance of discerning what’s real, what’s worth spending our lives seeking. And he said, “I believe everyone here seeks what is real. . ."

We are beloved children of God

We are beloved children of God

February 26, 2019

 

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Hurst on February 24, 2019, where he baptized, confirmed, and received people into The Episcopal Church. He reminded listeners that when we say together the Baptismal Covenant – as we do every time we celebrate Baptism or Confirmation – we are  reminding ourselves that we are called into this Body for a purpose beyond ourselves – to proclaim and embody the love of Jesus. And to remind ourselves that we – every one of us - are beloved children of God.

How grand it will be

How grand it will be

January 30, 2019

This is the sermon the Rev. David Krause preached at the installation of the Rev. Bradley Dyche as rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Stephenville, TX, January 29, 2019.

The way of love

The way of love

January 13, 2019

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Fort Worth on January 13, 2019.  In this sermon he explores the power of love, and the impact of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s bold declaration that “if it’s not about love, it’s not about God.” That message resonated with people as they shift from seeing church as a place to go to seeing church as a body of people, to seeing Christianity as a way that awakens us to a changed life, a life lived fully in relationship with God. 

Jesus’ mission statement

Jesus’ mission statement

November 11, 2018

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at the 70th anniversary of St. Luke's in the Meadow, Fort Worth, TX. Luke writes of Jesus’s return to his hometown, and his startling statement in the synagogue following the reading of the prophet Isaiah. Bishop Mayer speaks of the apostles only slowly coming to understand that Jesus’ ministry is to everyone, even the gentiles – that the message of God’s love is for everyone. And he speaks of St. Luke’s 70 years of being witnesses to that love. 

“Who do you say that I am?”

“Who do you say that I am?”

September 18, 2018

This is the sermon Bishop Scott Mayer preached at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Decatur, TX.