Wrestling with God (Sermon)

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The texts I preached on were Genesis 32:22-31 and Luke 18:1-8. We were also celebrating "Harvest Home." Walter was a wrestler. Well, kind of. In a way. I mean, really, he was a farmer, and he was one of the most hard-working people … Continue reading Wrestling with God (Sermon)

On Telemarketers and the Origin of Sin

I've gotten several telemarketer calls lately. I should just hang up. I know I should. Instead, my whole world turns red, my stomach churns, my neocortex shuts down, my lizard brain takes ascendance. I should just hang up. I know I should. I should be courteous. I know I should. But I don't. I experience … Continue reading On Telemarketers and the Origin of Sin