Tag Archives: justice

Truth and Good Soil

For this week’s readings, click here. I saw a movie this week called Beatriz at Dinner.  Ever since I saw the trailer for this movie several months ago, I’ve been waiting for its release.  It’s a powerful movie about money … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Deacon Sue Bonsteel

You can read the readings for Lent IV by clicking here. Every so often I am startled by how unaware I am of my surroundings. There have been times when I get behind the wheel of my car and wonder … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets the Samaritan Woman at the Well

The hour is coming, says Jesus. “The hour is coming when you will worship [God] neither in this mountain nor In Jerusalem.” “The hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship [God] in spirit and … Continue reading

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My Life Matters

In gratitude for #blacklivesmatter preached at St Paul’s in Brighton, MI on September 6, 2015.  The gospel was Mark 7:24-37. Jesus entered the region of Tyre.  To the hearers of Mark’s Gospel, this means Jesus entered enemy territory.  The people … Continue reading

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Is God Leaving the Church Behind?

Preached at St Anne’s Episcopal Church in Walled Lake, MI on the Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost.  Matthew 21:23-32 “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” This is the question the chief priests and … Continue reading

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Today’s quote

“Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”    ―      … Continue reading

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