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. "

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Finished: A Sermon for Good Friday

Finished: A Sermon for Good Friday Shrewsbury Ecumenical Good Friday Service, March 24, 2016 28 After this, when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he said (in order to fulfill the scripture), ‘I am thirsty.’ 29A jar full of sour wine was standing there. So they put a sponge full of the wine on a…Read more Finished: A Sermon for Good Friday

Bodyshaming the Black Body of Christ

Christ Lutheran Church, Natick Sunday January 24, 2016 Body-Shaming the Black Body of Christ: A Sermon on 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31a This is a sermon for you if you’ve stood in front of a department store mirror near tears because, too fat or too skinny, clothes don’t fit your body. This is a sermon for…Read more Bodyshaming the Black Body of Christ

Fight and Flight: A Sermon for Good Friday

Ecumenical Good Friday Service, April 3, 2015. Hosted by the Northbridge Clergy Association, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Whitinsville MA. The Betrayal, Arrest & Crucifixion of Jesus: John 18:1- 19:42 Sung: Were you there when they crucified my Lord? (Were you there?) Were you there when they crucified my Lord? O! Sometimes it causes me to tremble! tremble!…Read more Fight and Flight: A Sermon for Good Friday