Sermons (Page 2)

Sermons (Page 2)

Be Troubled (by the Spirit)!

Note: What I wrote below and what I said aren’t quite the same. Read if you want, but listen too. The Spirit troubled the waters, and new life erupted forth. New life is eruption. It isn’t peaceful, it isn’t calm. It breaks through. Seeds crack as a shoot bursts forth. Dirt is shoved aside. Human life is born amidst pain and blood and water. We are troubled, and we live in troubled times, and maybe that trouble is the Spirit,…

Seeing Power: White Supremacy or Jesus

This is a transcription of a sermon given without written text. As such, it contains all the oddities of the spoken word, and the unfinished theological reflection of a sermon completely re-thought on the drive to church. “Jesus Christ, Son of David, have mercy.” We are about to be flooded, if we aren’t already, with a conversation about hate. About how the world is full of hate and we need to stand against hate. And that’s true. But I am…