Sermon: Sunday, March 31, 2013: Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Day

Texts:  Acts 10:34-43  +  Psalm 118:1-2,14-24  +  1 Corinthians 15:19-26  +  Luke 24:1-12 In the name of Jesus, our life, and life abundant. Earlier this past week I found myself downtown for a rally and a planned civil disobedience action in response to the city’s decision to close over fifty of the district’s schools.  I … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, March 31, 2013: Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Day

Sermon: Sunday, January 27, 2013: Third Sunday after Epiphany

Texts:   Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10  • Psalm 19  • 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a  • Luke 4:14-21 It’s been almost a week since the President’s Second Inaugural Address, and pundits are still talking about it.  Some are saying that the President is finally coming out as a liberal.  Some are saying the President’s agenda has been, and remains, staunchly centrist.  … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, January 27, 2013: Third Sunday after Epiphany

Sermon: Sunday, November 20, 2011: Reign of God/Christ the King: God’s Politics–“Election Day”

Texts: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 and Psalm 95:1-7a  •   Ephesians 1:15-23  •   Matthew 25:31-46 It’s been six weeks now that we’ve been talking about God and politics, and I know from the varied questions and comments I’ve received that, for some of you, this has been a strong affirmation of your conviction that Christian faith calls … Continue reading Sermon: Sunday, November 20, 2011: Reign of God/Christ the King: God’s Politics–“Election Day”