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A New (might be slightly overly-ambitious) Sermon Series

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Answering the Call / Ministerial Madness / Preaching the Word

Starting this Sunday, for my new sermon series (the Revised Common Lectionary gets pretty tedious) I’m going to preach the Bible. “But wait!” you protest. “Isn’t that what you’re supposed to do every week? What else would you preach on?” Well, yes. Obviously, my sermons are almost always biblically-based. But this week, I’m starting at the beginning and attempting to preach on the entire Bible (mostly, but probably not entirely, in the order presented). I […]

A (White) Preacher’s Responsibility

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(In)Justice / (the) Word / Actively Advocating / Answering the Call / Heart Aches / In the Media / Preaching the Word / Spirit Talk / Wrestling with Angels

I’m preaching today, back from two weeks of vacation. I admit I felt a little relieved last week that I wasn’t preaching, because I was feeling like I would have had to preach about Michael Brown. Little did I know what this week had in store. So now, as a White pastor in a 99% (or more) White community, I’ll be preaching about race and White privilege and violence and offering crumbs to the dogs.  […]