Public Theologian in Residence Marvin K. White upends the story of Noah and the flood (Genesis 9:8-17) by naming the violence of God’s response to the world he created and is now destroying. And instead of giving us rainbows, why can’t God just say God is sorry?
On Annual Meeting Sunday, Senior Minister Molly Baskette begins with a parable about the tenderness and tentativeness of feelings and how we share them.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette recounts some of the challenges that she has faced in the last few weeks, including the death of her brother Jesse in the Philippines and her children getting whooping cough.
Minister of Community Life Rachel Bauman sets out on a “joy watch” based on the morning'ss scripture from Isaiah (61:1-11) which promises a double portion of joy. The words come in a time of exile, return, and restoraion. The writer claims that it is those who are oppressed who will lead the way.
The scripture for the morning exhorts us to “keep watch” in anticipation of the return of the Son of Man (Mark 13:24-37). But how will Jesus return? In her sermon, Senior Minister Molly Baskette suggests that progressive Christians don’t focus on Judgment Day.
Emerging Leader Loi Almeron explores questions of doubt and faith. How can we approach our trials with joy as the scripture invites us to (James 2:1_8)?
Five foolish bridesmaids, five wise bridesmaids, ten lamps, a limited amount of oil, a bridegroom and a wedding feast—this was the subject of the mornings’ scripture (Matthew 25:1-13), an allegory about the kingdom of God.
Young Adult Minister Kit Novotny shares from her sermon “Gulp” that she preached on Sunday, October 15, 2017.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette shares from her sermon "Where Has God Gone" from Sunday, October 8, 2017.