"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. "
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Arlington MA Reformation Sunday- October 30, 2016 John 8:31-36 She spoke with the humility of someone who actually spent a lot of time in prayer. Her words were precise, nothing wasted. I had developed a sweet friendship with a Greek Orthodox woman who loved her Church, loved her people, loved…Read more The Danger of Denominations: A Sermon For Reformation Sunday
Rev. Laura Everett, Executive Director, Massachusetts Council of Churches Ecumenical Armenian Vespers at Trinity Church in Boston Thursday April 23, 2014, 7:30pm Mark 5: 1-20 She spoke truth. With the clipped diction of a Boston Protestant from a certain social strata, the 75-year-old suffragette and abolitionist Julia Ward Howe climbs the stairs to the podium…Read more Naming Truth: A Sermon on Being Set Free & The Armenian Genocide