Listening to the “Other Side”

I am politically left of center. On some issues, such as LGBT rights, I'm certainly liberal. On others, such as economic issues, I'm less convicted, but I still lean left on most things. Our current polarized society feels like it's divided into two tribes: The Liberals and The Conservatives. Or call them whatever you like...Progressives … Continue reading Listening to the “Other Side”

Crossing the Chasm (Sermon)

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached this morning. The gospel text was Luke 16:19-31. During worship this morning, we celebrated the baptism of an infant I'm calling Matthew. Good morning, Matthew. I’m so glad you’re here today. Today you are washed by the waters of Baptism. Today God claims you as … Continue reading Crossing the Chasm (Sermon)