“The Futility of Prophets:” A Sermon on Isaiah 40 & Proclaiming that #BlackLivesMatter

2nd Sunday of Advent- December 7, 2014 at the First Church in Marlborough, Congregational Text: Isaiah 40: 1-11 Note: I believe strongly that the most prophetic preaching happens with a congregation when you are in a trusting relationship. This sermon was preached at a church I had never visited before, and thus, I did not say as much […]

Christian Social Ethics & the 3 Massachusetts Ballot Questions

Christian Social Ethics and the 3 Massachusetts Ballot Questions Remarks delivered at “How Does our Faith Influence of Vote,” an ecumenical forum and dialogue on Wednesday October 24, 2012 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Newton. For more information and congregational resources, video summary, bulletin inserts, hymns, discussion questions and “holy listening”  guide, visit: http://masscouncilofchurches.org/ballot2012.htm Introduction Last […]