Category Archives: Sermons

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The So-Called Clobber Texts: Be Prepared

Sermon Preached on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at First Christian Church of Decatur, Ga. Key Resource: Jim Dant, This I Know: A Simple Biblical Defense for LGBTQ Christians, published by Nurturing Faith, Inc. (2018) Prepare to be prepared. Pastor Paul Turner of Gentle Spirit Christian Church

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Via Negativa: Hunger Games / Hunger for Faith

Preached on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Joel 2:21-27: “be glad and rejoice in the Lord your God” Matthew 6:24-34: “do not worry about your life” Rumi: “Work. Keep digging your well.” Our first song comes from Dave Matthews. The

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Via Negativa: Hunger Games / Hunger for Happiness

Preached at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Psalm 25:12-20: “bring me out of my distress” Luke 1:68-79: “the dawn from on high will break upon us” Rumi: “you are the bird of happiness” Our first song comes from actress and singer Lindsey Haun. She’s best

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Via Negativa: Hunger Games / Hunger for Love

Preached on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Deuteronomy 6:1-9: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart” Mark 12:28-34: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Rumi: “Love is reckless …” Our first song comes from Irish

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Via Negativa: Hunger Games / Hunger for Security

Preached on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Job 23:1-9, 16-17: “the Almighty has terrified me” Mark 10:17-31: “we have left everything and followed you.” Rumi: “Welcome and entertain them all!” Our first song comes from singer and songwriter Carole King.