Joshua Bowron

Josh Bowron is the rector of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte, N.C.. where he lives with his wife, four chickens, three children, two cats, and one amazing dog.

Sermons and Bible Studies

What Is God Calling You to Love? Proper 18 (C) – 2016

September 04, 2016

It’s not every day that we read an entire book of the Bible in church. Well, today is no different, but we do come awfully close to reading an entire book from the New Testament. The book we read, almost in entirety, is Philemon. You may have never heard of it. It only makes an […]

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part, Lent 5 (A) – 2014

April 06, 2014

Friends, we are almost there. We have been on this Lenten road since Ash Wednesday: about 28 of our 40 days. We are in the home stretch. As Tom Petty so wisely put it, “the waiting is the hardest part.” Throughout this Lenten season we have been reading long stretches from the Gospel According to […]

God’s Ongoing and Enduring Drama of Love and Adventure, Ascension Day – 2012

May 17, 2012

They say that the sequel is never the equal. The movie that comes after the original to expand the story never lives up to the first one. And it is even worse in movies that come in threes; trilogies are the worst. Take the “Star Wars” movies, for example – the original “Star Wars” movies, […]

I Wonder If Anyone…, Proper 26 (A) – 2011

October 30, 2011

I wonder if anyone of us knows the kind of people that Jesus is talking about today. Clarence Jordan, in his Cotton Patch Gospel series, presents today’s reading from Matthew like this: “Don’t let yourselves be called ‘Reverend,’ for you have the one pastor and you are all brothers. And don’t call any human being […]

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