I believe we are living in the moment of betrayal. I actually believe we are living in a constant state of betrayal so deep and so persistent that most of us have numbed our hearts and distracted our minds so that we don’t have to feel the rage and heartbreak that come from expecting something more out of life. What has been betrayed is our humanity, what has been sacrificed is the memory that we were made in the image and likeness of God.
Texts: Acts 11:1-18 + Psalm 148 + Revelation 21:1-6 + John 13:31-35 Apostles dream, and then they act. This passage from Acts stirred up some lively debate among the pastors with whom I gather each Tuesday morning to study the scriptures in preparation for preaching. There was some concern that the story is too bizarre, … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, April 28, 2013: Fifth Sunday ofEaster