Be Fruitful

Fifth Sunday of Easter sermon delivered by Reverend Wendy Huber at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Hempstead, Tx.

The Gospel: John 15:1-8

It’s time to confess to my new parish that the book of John sometimes confounds me. John speaks in metaphors that are sometimes lost on many of us today.

In Texas, if you look along the fence rows, you find evidence of the subject of today’s scripture. Mustang grapes grow in the area and generally pop up in disturbed soil.

When you pop them in your mouth, you pucker up with the tartness…