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Rules about chocolate: a sermon on insults, abuse, and lies

Children’s Message I handed a small box to Jonah and asked him to open it.  Inside: heart-shaped milk chocolates, foil wrapped. “Today,” I explained, “we’re going to talk about rules for chocolate.” Jenna, whose mother has diagnosed her with “chronic cuteness syndrome,” narrowed her eyes and pouted in an exceptional […]


Priorities: a sermon on the Beatitudes

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus makes a radical proclamation of God’s priorities. Jesus sees the crowds who follow him, the sick and hungry who come to him for help, those whom the empire and the religious elite have turned their backs on. He gathers his disciples, Peter and […]

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A Sneaky God, Some Muddy Feet, & You: A Sermon for the Last Day of the Gay Christian Network 2017 Conference

(Scripture starts at 18:25 and sermon starts at 30:00.  Readings can also be found here.) We are too familiar with the worlds of the Bible. Worlds both secular and religious that believe our destruction and oppression is the due payment for our God-given lives. Worlds that like a thief come […]