The Power – and Powerlessness – of Evil

However much power we give evil, it is powerless in the presence of Christ.

Warning: As with almost all of my homilies, much of this sermon is based on what I have encountered and struggled with during the week. Given that, this one touches on suicide. If this is a sensitive topic for you, you may want to skip this one. Also, given that suicide is not the primary focus of the sermon, it does not attempt any sort of systematic, authoritative, or well-rounded treatment of the subject; if you are looking for that, I recommend the 2007 SCOBA Pastoral Letter on Suicide, available here: