All posts by Rev. Andy Sidden

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A More Spiritual Community

A few years back, during a town hall forum on marriage equality, an undergraduate student, possibly a freshman at the University of South Carolina, rose from the back row of a crowded auditorium to ask a question. Citing his background as a child growing up

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Who Should I Hate?

Preached at MCC Columbia on September 12, 2004 Readings: 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law

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Priests Forever

MCC Columbia, South Carolina Scripture Readings: Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 10:46-52 Forgive the stereotype, dear friends, but let me begin today with a story about a little old lady. Age had robbed her of much of her sight, so her sons wanted to do something really