Why is Jesus telling us where we should sit at a party and who should be invited? There is a lot more going on than table manners. This morning I had the chance to be with the good folks at St. Mark's in Birmingham, and offer a sermon on the 12th Sunday after Pentecost. Readings: … Continue reading How would Jesus host a dinner party?
"If our country is ever to be healed, we have got to start telling the truth, and for white folks especially, we have got to let go of the myths that comfort us into complacency.... And we must make sure that the stories (big and small) we tell are more truth, even if painful, than fiction."
Now available! Blessed Jonathan Daniels + the Martyrs of Alabama. This is an 8 x 10 one-color print from a linoleum block and comes matted to 11 x 14 ready for framing. This print is available for $50.00, and I can arrange delivery or pickup in the Birmingham area. I am happy to venture to the … Continue reading Blessed Jonathan Daniels + the Martyrs of Alabama Icon Print
In this world of 24/7 instant news and comments and echo chambers, how do we live as followers of Jesus? What if in loving our neighbor, we also bore fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. What if instead of being quick to be right, we were quick to love?
Today is the Feast of the Trinity. The Sunday where seminarians and new, eager clergy are invited to take to the pulpit and expound on the mysteries of the Trinity, while careful navigating heresy. And I skipped it...