Be Cautious with Crowns: A sermon on 1 Samuel

A sermon for the ordination of Marisa Egerstrom St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, South End, Boston: Thursday January 19, 2017 1 Sam 8:10-18 Psalm 146 1 Peter 5:1-4 Matt 16:13-19 I have a certain sympathy for the people who want a king. I have stood before the endless aisles of canned goods overwhelmed by choice, overtired and […]

Incarnate, Embody, #Occupy: Economic Justice and the Body of Christ

Disclaimer: I was asked to fill in on this topic when Sen. Bernie Sanders was unable to come to Massachusetts to speak to this group. Also, a number of people in the audience indicated that they had gone to Dewey Square, but the Q&A after was a helpful discussion about how people in rural communities […]