Have you ever felt like that, like God took the party somewhere else and you were left to keep working, past your capacity, past your quitting point? Like you were waiting for a sense of holiness to return to your labor, to your vocation, but with no idea when or how that might happen?
Sermon: Sunday, May 25, 2014: Sixth Sunday of Easter
Texts: Acts 17:22-31 + Psalm 66:8-20 + 1 Peter 3:13-22 + John 14:15-21 It’s Memorial Day weekend, as we all know, a national holiday originally established to honor the memory of those soldiers who died in the Civil War, but whose purpose has expanded over time to commemorate all Americans who have died while in … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, May 25, 2014: Sixth Sunday of Easter
Sermon: Sunday, November 4, 2012: All Saints Sunday
Texts: Isaiah 25:6-9 and Psalm 24 • Revelation 21:1-6a • John 11:32-44 Forty years ago this month, Marlo Thomas and “friends” released an illustrated book and album titled, “Free to be… You and Me.” Aimed at reinforcing children’s beliefs that each can become most fully themselves, whoever they are, no matter their gender, ethnicity or background, it’s exactly the … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, November 4, 2012: All Saints Sunday