A guide to the royal wedding sermon: Listen for love

A guide to the royal wedding sermon: Listen for love

New details on the royal wedding Saturday is the big day, not only for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, but for millions upon millions of people who will tune in to watch the royal wedding. There will be plenty of things to notice in the wedding ceremony. The clothes will be stunning. The flowers will be beautiful. The procession will be impressive. The words of the ceremony, with their Shakespearian cadences, will be both beautiful and inspiring. Amid all that, don’t forget to notice the address. For the first time, an American has been invited to speak at a royal wedding. Bishop Michael Bruce Curry, the head of the Episcopal Church in the U.S. will give a brief sermon during the ceremony. You can read Bishop Curry’s biographical details , but the best way to understand him is to hear him preach. The man can certainly preach! Not long ago, he preached at the Washington National Cathedral, and he offered a powerful sermon. If you want to get a sample of Bishop Curry’s strong preaching, here he is talking about how Christians should be witnessing to Christ’s love . I know Bishop Curry well. He serves as the president of the board of the organization I serve, Forward Movement, and I’ve heard him preach many times. As you listen on Saturday, there are several things to expect. Bishop Curry will preach about love. Of course, this is appropriate for a wedding, but every sermon he preachers and almost every […]

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