Well? Is it?
This is the first sermon of a series on the Genesis matriarchs and patriarchs. Today: the birth of Isaac.
Well? Is it?
When any elected official says, “I am he! I am the one who can bring an end to war, prosper the nation, reverse the fortunes of the poor, and restore the world—”…
I will remember that there is only one person who is called the Prince of Peace, the reconciler of nations.
Oh, hello, blog land! It’s only been, like…TWO AND A HALF MONTHS. You know what’s hard? Ministry. Ministry is hard. And blogging about the things you’re learning about and through ministry is hard, because those learning things are connected to actual real people, and actual real people, understandably, can find it somewhat weird when their pastor blogs […]
Congregational singing is remarkable, a gospel response to the world’s brokenness.
Barnaby has been my dog, and I have been his human, for five and a half years now. We know each other pretty well. For example, he knows exactly how many pitiful gazes he can employ when I’m eating without actually crossing the line into begging. He knows that there shall be absolutely no whining […]
Which issue will you choose as the demon that drove the Orlando massacre? Homophobia? Muslim extremism? Mental illness? Racism? Choose your demon. They are legion.
A note before reading: This sermon addresses violence against women. It wasn’t easy to write or to preach, and I couldn’t have done it without the support of an amazing community of religious leaders, many of whom are young female clergy. This sermon owes a lot to one in particular, the Rev. Jennie Chrien. Read […]