Worship 9:30 am
Don’t Mess with Widows
Unnamed people in the Bible are always the marginalized. They don’t even matter enough for us to know their names. Jesus tells a story about an unnamed widow who was discounted by an unnamed judge. But she schooled him, “Don’t mess with widows, we have nothing to lose.”
Breaking the Sabbath to Honor the Sabbath
The story of the unnamed man with a withered hand is a story so hidden it doesn’t even make it into the lectionary. It is a story about legalism and a pre-existing medical condition.
What Makes a Vision Compelling?
The scripture that was the theme text for this year’s denominational conference is filled with one-liners we pull out of context. But if we put this scripture about becoming a new creation back into its context, we see how messy it is to blend theology and life.
2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Choosing to be Black and Brethren – Part 2
Dr. Eric Bishop
Set apart and together, Black and Brethren can be oxymoronic, or it can be a blueprint for a pathway to justice-making. In either case the risk and path may be treacherous. What choices will the church take?