Who among us isn’t looking for ways to solidify our faith, to feel a sense of rootedness in God’s will, to know deep inside that we are forgiven, that we are loved just as we are. We want to know in our hearts and in our bodies that the water is fine for us too! Continue reading The Water is Fine
In 2004, Jesuit theologian Jon Sobrino wrote: “We live in a culture of concealment, of distortion, and thus in effect we are living in a lie. There is not only structural injustice, not only institutionalized violence-but also institutionalized concealment, distortion, and lies. And vast resources are used to maintain that structure.” Continue reading Reconciliation Ambassadors
Here’s the thing.
The Magi were mistaken.
Jesus isn’t concerned about the cause and effect nature of their unjust death. What he is interested in is the wake-up call that such events provided. Continue reading Repentance is Now
A Sermon preached on September 25, 2016 Based on James 2:14-18, The Belhar Confession and The Letter from a Birmingham … Continue reading Credibility Gap
What does it mean to be a citizen? What does it mean to be a productive participant in our society? There is a checklist and unfortunately, the items on that list have typically been determined by people with privilege – the privilege of whiteness, the privilege of maleness, the privilege of heteronormative lifestyle, the privilege of economic power. Continue reading This Day
…the promise of resurrection seemed like pie in the sky by and by. It was a dream deferred, a thing with feathers that has flown off to perch somewhere else. Continue reading Practicing Hope