Category Archives: Sermons

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Breaking Good

Preached at Gentle Spirit Christian Church Reading: Matthew 23:29-36  “You’re hopeless, you religion scholars and Pharisees! Frauds! You build granite tombs for your prophets and marble monuments for your saints. And you say that if you had lived in the days of your ancestors, no

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A Father’s Day Message for Pride Month

Around the country, June is a time when LGBTQ festivals, parades, and events are held to commemorate the 1969 unrest at the Stonewall Inn, an LGBTQ bar in New York City. It has evolved to be a whole month of celebrations, and I’ve noticed events


A Jig of Justice

Preached on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the 6th and 15th Sundays after Pentecost: Amos 8:1-12: Surely I will never forget any of their deeds Luke 16:1-13: You cannot serve God and wealth The Mundaka Upanishad 2:2-4: All separateness

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The Expanding Kingdom of God

Reading: Matthew 15:10-28 Do you know what it is like to be an “other”? Not just an “other,” but an “other” that is hated; thought of as not worthy of basic things like fair housing, a job, or even safety. To be someone that it

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Dish Soap Theology and the Dover Train

MCC of Christ the Liberator, Highland, N.J., March 4, 2012 MCC of the Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pa., October 7, 2012 Dish soap theology and the Dover train are title headings I use to depict two different aspects of the spiritual journey I’ve been on now

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Being Who You Are

Read the rest of the Via Creativa: Island of Misfit Toys series Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the First Sunday after Christmas: Samuel was ministering before the Lord. (1 Samuel 2:18-20) I must be in my Father’s house. (Luke 2:41-52) Playing one’s part in