After Words Anglican

An Anglican Pastor’s Ruminations on Preaching, Theology, Culture & the Gospel

Sermons on Sermons: The Primacy of the Word (Deuteronomy 4:32-40)
The Primacy of God’s Word Let’s remind ourselves what we’re up to in our current series “Sermons …
Sermons on Sermons: The Power of the Word (Ezekiel 37:1-14)
Introduction to Series Today we begin a four-part series called “Sermons on Sermons: How to Hear, Read, …
Get God: Trinity Sunday (Exodus 3:1-15)
Introduction: Get God Trinity Sunday reminds us that, whatever else we do in life, we must get …
Ascension Sunday | Psalm 110 | “A Psalm’s Psalm”
Psalm 110: A Psalm’s Psalm You may or may not know that Psalm 110 is the most …
A Witness to Bear (John 21:15-25)
I. What About That Guy? Every parent or sibling will recognize the question posed by the Apostle …
Behold, What Manner of Love! (1 John 3:1-10)
A sermon delivered April 25, 2021 at New Creation Church (Anglican) on Good Shepherd Sunday. Prayer Father, …
One Last Lesson (Luke 24:36-49)
Luke’s Great Commission Many of us here today are probably familiar with St. Matthew’s Great Commission in …
The Word of the Day (John 20:19-31)
Prayer Father, speak again your word of Peace to your people, and make us bearers of that …
Not There (Easter Sunday, Mark 16:6-7)
I. Were You There? Well, I Wish I Was! As we celebrate the Sunday of Sundays, I …
What if It Really Is Finished? (Good Friday, John 19:30)
“When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, ‘It is finished,’ and he bowed his head …
The Forsaken King (Mark 15:34)
I. The Week of All Weeks! Palm Sunday is a whirlwind. A Super Bowl of Sundays. In …
Bold Speech & Our High Priest (Hebrews 4:14-16)
I. Anchored in Christ, Persevering Together! Pop quiz! Who remembers what our congregational theme is for this …
The Christian at War (Romans 7:12-25)
I. Who Is This and What Does It Mean for Us? We’re about halfway through our Lenten …
Ash Wednesday: Praise the Lord, Oh My Soul!
In a popular sense, how do people often think of Lent? And by popular sense, I mean …
Lenten Meditation: The Pride of Life (1 John 2:16)
A Lenten meditation on 1 John 2:16, given by The Rev. Justin Clemente at Lenten Family Prayer, March …
Things Into Which Angels Long to Look (Heb. 1:3-14)
We get a little gem at the end of our passage today that says, “Are not [angels] …
On Sickness: Reflections on Illness & the Christian
In my adult life, I’ve tried to make an intentional habit of reflecting on the meaning of …

About Me

In Christ, I am a redeemed and forgiven child of God. I’m a husband and a father of five. I’m parish priest to New Creation Church (Anglican) in the Anglican Church in North America. I live in and serve the people of Hagerstown, MD in western MD. You can reach me at RevJustin [at] ncchagerstown.org.

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