"I do not understand the whirlwind or the chariots or the parting of the Jordan, but I know it’s true. Not everything that is real can be explained. And awe is a faithful response to the presence of God. "
"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. "
Remember and Give Thanks: A Sermon on Deuteronomy 8:7-20 Second Congregational Church, Westfield MA Sunday November 23, 2014 Ecumenical Thanksgiving service with Central Baptist, First United Methodist, 2nd Congregational , Episcopal Church of the Atonement and the Ferst Interfaith Center at Westfield State University, Westfield "I may not here omite how, notwithstand all their great paines…Read more Remember & Give Thanks: A Sermon on Deut 8