After hearing about the recent shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling I started asking myself what I might be able to offer to the community in terms of creating an opportunity for transformation. Soon I was supplied with an answer and a subsequent confirmation. On Thursday afternoon as I walked down Pearl Street in … More Mixed Feelings on Race?
Ok people. I am aware that this message may confuse some of you so I am going to piggy back off of Jesus because whenever people want to sound authoritative they validate it by saying “Someone smarter than me said the same thing a long time ago.” So in the tradition of other people who … More Some Bridges Need To Be Burned
I’m a firm believer that when we offer up our wounds in service to others–as I see Christ doing–then what can at first seem like a dysfunction, can actually become our function. In this sermon, my intention is to invite us into the possibility that the Christ within us can transform our wounds and make … More We All Have Wounds
When I was a kid I used to walk through woods on my way home from school reading my New Testament and be laughing to myself. I’d be like, “Jesus, you so crazy,” when I would read things like him telling some Pharisees and scribes that they were, “Blind guides, who strain out a gnat … More Whatchu Talkin’ ‘Bout Jesus