David Peters

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David W. Peters is the author of Death Letter: God, Sex, and War (Tactical 16) and Post-Traumatic God: How the Church Cares for People Who Have Been to Hell and Back (Church Publishing). He currently serves as the Vicar of the Pflugerville, Texas, Church Plant in the Diocese of Texas. Find him on Twitter @dvdpeters.

Sermons and Bible Studies

Bible Study: Proper 18 (A) – 2014

September 07, 2014

Exodus 12:1-14 After reading this text, I imagine flipping through the most recent church recipe book printed to raise money for the renovations to the parish hall. After perusing the “Rector’s Rhubarb Pie” and the three versions of “Heavenly Hash,” I flip the page and discover a recipe for “Passover”: roasted lamb with unleavened bread and […]

Bible Study: Easter Day (A) – 2014

April 20, 2014

Jeremiah 31:1-6 I often daydream of paradise. Sometimes paradise is a beach, sometimes it’s a cabin on top of a mountain, sometimes it’s an apartment overlooking Central Park in New York. My visions of paradise change constantly. In August, my imaginary paradise is cool. In the dead of winter, my imaginary paradise is balmy. When […]

Bible Study: Lent 1 (A) – 2014

March 09, 2014

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 Rabbi Nachman of Breslov said, “God made man because he loves stories.” And what is the first story about humans? It is a story of temptation, disobedience and clothing manufacturing. Other than the talking snake, this story in Genesis always strikes me as so ordinary and mundane. When they eat the forbidden […]

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