That’s what is waiting for us on the other side of nationalism, of racism, of tribalism. New Creation. A new peace beyond borders. A new world without war. It starts one conversation at a time, with each act of welcome, with every stranger welcomed into our homes.
Sermon: Sunday, July 7, 2013: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Texts: 2 Kings 5:1-14 + Psalm 30 + Galatians 6:1-16 + Luke 10:1-11,16-20 When I was in junior high, or sometime very early in high school, the guidance counselor gave us all a vocational aptitude test to get us thinking about what kinds of work each of us might be best suited for. When the … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, July 7, 2013: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon: Sunday, June 23, 2013: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Texts: 1 Kings 19:1-15a + Psalms 42 & 43 + Galatians 3:23-29 + Luke 8:26-39 Throughout the summer we’ve been enrolled in what I’ve been calling “A School for Prophets,” following the stories from Hebrew scripture of the prophets of Israel. Within this series, for the last few weeks, we’ve been focusing specifically on the … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, June 23, 2013: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost