In my final sermon for St. John’s United Church of Christ, I build off of the sermon series of God’s Economy, thinking about how the world will change forever post-pandemic, and what will be my final word for the church. Short version: LOVE is the final word. The very definition of love is being transformed… Read More
Continuing in the series on the KINGDOM ECONOMY, this week we look at the Economy of LOVE. How do we live from a place of love, instead of a place of fear? You can watch the sermon here:
” he may be a white man, but he sure does have a black heart” Read More
LET’S BE A COMMUNITY OF FAITH Membership and community have some basic fundamental differences: Membership is exclusive … Community is inclusive. Membership is closed… Community is open. Membership says “do you belong?”… Community says “you belong here.” Membership has limited resources… Community has unlimited potential. Membership lives in scarcity… Community lives in abundance. Membership requires buy… Read More
“A faith that is pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their times of distress” Read More
“if you’re enemy is hungry, feed them.” Read More
“love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you” Read More
Audio of sermon preached for St. John’s UCC, Bongards, MN. September 15, 2019. Listen here: Hospitality, With Mercy. From the Fall 2019 sermon series Room At the Table: The Hospitality Scriptures.