Tag Archives: Pentecost

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What Jesus’ ‘Coming Out’ Story Says to All of Us

His appearance changed from the inside out, right before their eyes. His clothes shimmered, glistening white, whiter than any bleach could make them. Elijah, along with Moses, came into view, in deep conversation with Jesus. Just then a light-radiant cloud enveloped them, and from deep

Justice

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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Jesus and the IRS

Reading for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost: And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not

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The Hunger for Generosity

Read the rest of the Via Negativa: The Hunger Games sermon series Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost: The jar of meal was not emptied. (1 Kings 17:8-16) She out of her poverty has put in everything she had. (Mark 12:38-44) Bestow

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The Hunger for Love

Read the rest of the Via Negativa: The Hunger Games sermon series Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost: You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart. (Deuteronomy 6:1-9) You shall love your neighbor as yourself. (Mark 12:28-34) Love is

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Via Negativa: The Hunger Games / Hunger for Hope

Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost: I have uttered what I did not understand. (Job 42:1-6, 10-17) Have mercy on me! (Mark 10:46-52) Never lose hope. (Rumi) Our first song comes from Dave Matthews. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Matthews

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Via Negativa: The Hunger Games / Hunger for Fame

Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost: The righteous one, my servant, shall make many righteous. (Isaiah 53:4-12) Whoever wishes to become great … must be your servant. (Mark 10:35-45) Learn from the lame goat… (Rumi) Our first song is a

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The Hunger for Security

Read the rest of the Via Negativa: The Hunger Games sermon series Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, S.C. Readings for the 20th Sunday after Pentecost: The Almighty has terrified me. (Job 23:1-9, 16-17) We have left everything and followed you. (Mark 10:17-31) Welcome and entertain them all! (Rumi) Our