Tap Tap (Sermon)

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning, the Third Sunday after Epiphany. The gospel text was Matthew 4:12-23. I'll have to explain how some of the sermon worked. I started by walking through the congregation, tapping five people on the shoulder, and telling each of them, "Follow me." I led … Continue reading Tap Tap (Sermon)

How Can You Be God’s Kingdom?

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached this morning. The gospel text was Mark 10:35-45. Throughout worship today, I invited people to perform gestures and poses they weren't used to for various elements in worship, things like making the sign of the cross, and using the American Sign Language sign for "Thank … Continue reading How Can You Be God’s Kingdom?

Do Not Stop Them!

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. I was not at my regular congregation this morning. Instead, I was doing a "pulpit exchange" with a congregation we partner with. The gospel reading was Mark 9:38-50.  Jesus had disciples, people who followed him. He led them, he taught them, he trained … Continue reading Do Not Stop Them!