Polemical Praise: A Post-election, Interfaith Sermon on Psalm 100

“To center God as the object of our praise is to displace all else. No politician will save us. No patriotism will save us. No privilege will save us. Praise centers God when the center cannot hold. “

#WeRunTogether: A sermon for Easter

#WeRunTogether: a Sermon for Easter Christ Church, United Methodist: Wellesley, MA Gospel Reading from John 20: 1-18 If this is your first Sunday in this church, you are welcome here. If this is your first Sunday in any church, you are welcome here. If you got dragged here by your mom, or aunt, or grandfather […]

Is it rude to seat latecomers later in the service? Or is your church just being clear?

My Twitter feed (@RevEverett) was all aflutter when I posted a picture from a worship bulletin and wrote: I was out of town for Christmas Eve this year and visiting a church out of state, which shall remain nameless. I suspect many people in the pews were not regular parishioners at this particularchurch. While I […]