(Preached on Sunday, January 15, 2017) The guest on the afternoon talk show was a body builder.  During the interview, the host asked, “Why do you develop those particular muscles?”  The body builder simply stepped forward and flexed a series of well-defined muscles from chest to calf.  The audience applauded.  “What do you use all […]

Honoring a great American prophet: the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

“The image of God is universally shared in equal portions by all humanity. There is no graded scale of essential worth. Every human being has etched in their personality the indelible stamp of the Creator. Every person must be respected because God loves them. The worth of an individual does not lie in the measure […]

Welcome to 2017 & Happy Epiphany

“…goodness is possible and abundant, despite all evidence to the contrary. We’re better collectively at publicizing and dwelling on the dark parts of life. We’re not as good at honoring and standing before the light that is interwoven with it. The potential to see it is always there.” – Kristi Tippett, 21st century “Gorgeous, amazing […]