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A preliminary excerpt: “Good Because It’s True”

This is a short excerpt from the very preliminary draft of my book (!!!), One Coin Found, where I tell my story of falling in love with Scripture as a story written for the outcast. This is from chapter two, “Good Because It’s True,” a reflection on Holy Week and coming out. A content warning: as this…
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Room for Interpretation

The Story I was remembering the poster my youth minister had in her office when I was growing up — multiple images of Jesus, with text that stated: “Welcome to a place that believes there’s still room for interpretation.” I’d always been fascinated by that poster, and now, twenty years later, I wanted a copy of…
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Sketchy Preaching: Craft of Preaching Workshop

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When those in power seek to kill the rebellion: an improv sermon on Acts 6:1-16, 7:51-8:1

This is the second sermon in our Church To Go summer series, focusing on the stories of Acts 6:1-16 & 7:51-8:1. The congregation has a week to read and think about the Scripture (using the postcard shown above), & then brings their thoughts and questions to worship, where I compile them into a sermon.

Drawn towards universal reconciliation: an improv sermon on Acts 3:1-21

This is the first sermon in our Church To Go summer series, focusing on the stories of Acts 3:1-21. The congregation has a week to read and think about the Scripture (using the postcard shown above), & then brings their thoughts and questions to worship, where I compile them into a sermon.