Sermons

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Do not store up treasures on earth, where moth, or rust, or thief, or
fire can steal them. Where your heart in, there your treasure will be
also.

I believe this has a lot to do with what we mean when we say Enjoy
This Life. It has to do with what we treasure, with whom we treasure.
And it has to do with what we worry about. Continue reading


I believe that love is a verb – an action word. Therefore our actions need to reveal our love for one another. And that means for everyone. No one can be excluded. We are to love ALL our neighbors, including but not limited to our friends, family, perfect strangers, aliens and refugees, those different from us, the seemingly unlovable and, yes, even our adversaries. And all it takes are simple acts of kindness, giving freely of ourselves, especially for the “least of these”. Continue reading





Being the church means being in covenant, and seeing people how God sees them. The God who makes us free from Pharaoh and Egypt, free from Caesar and Rome, free from just being cogs in the marketplace. It means that the inherent worth, dignity, values, love for, hope for, and place in the people for whom Jesus lived, died and rose again, of each and every person is the same. Continue reading


History is painful, so why revisit it? Whenever we hear someone say that we are past racism, it is a way of covering over our history as a nation, denying that systems and institutions have disadvantage large segments of society. What is desired is a pleasant fiction that the playing field is now level, and even, and we all start from here and move forward. Such an ahistorical view denies reality. Continue reading