god be with you! …. yadda yadda yadda …. So the plan for the summer was that we’d base our sermons off of the lectionary, that’s the schedule of bible readings that churches around the world follow throughout the year, but after what happened last weekend, we need to pull over and talk about some things. Last… Read More naming it: how to respond to racism & hate, part 1.
Let’s begin with this: There is a weight to everything we do. Some actions are heavy, others are light. Some words are heavy, others are light. And it has nothing to do with the size of the action or the length of the word, we’re talking about it’s impact and gravity, it’s affect and influence,… Read More kavod, walls, & roads
God be with you. So, as we said at the beginning, Today is … Palm Sunday! It’s that day which transitions us out of Lent and into Holy Week, that day when you come to church and wave leaves around for a few minutes while singing something which kind of sounds like a Jesus Christ… Read More Palm Sunday
yadda yadda yadda…. So we are finishing off the last week of the fall series: Seeger Goes to Church: Songs of Faith and Justice. We thought we’d wind this whole thing up with a reminder of why we are talking about it in the first place. If you remember back to September we began whole… Read More Seeger Goes to Church: Goats, Sheep, & People.
yadda yadda yadda … So we are in our penultimate week of Seeger Goes to Church: Songs of Faith and Protest. We’ve been looking at various protest songs which speak to justice issues like poverty, war, food, and division, and asking what does our faith and spirituality say to those issues? How do we, as… Read More Seeger Goes to Church: Marvin Gaye and the Environment
One of the many curiosities of life is how the moments that treat your worldview like an etch-a-sketch rarely begin with a dramatic crescendo, but with little or no warning at all; that morning in Kenya began like every other – hot and sticky. It was then we heard about the stoning. News like that… Read More Incarnational Justice: A Praxis
yadda yadda yadda … So today we are kicking off our fall series called ‘Seeger Goes to Church: Songs of Faith & Justice;’ we are exploring the great protest songs of the Canadian and American songbooks, and asking what would our faith have us say about those protested issues of war, violence, the environment, consumerism,… Read More Seeger Goes to Church: Bob Dylan’s Blowing in the Wind