It’s time to tell the truth. Guns are blasphemous and the Cross is ridiculous.

Christianity, the religion and faith system that seeks to live the reality of the Risen Christ, has a long history of being confused for, or used to sanction or legitimize, political power. This has always presented Christianity with a dramatic tension between the humble messiah lacking temporal power and the proud, violent empires who have sought to exploit the implicit power of this faith system … Continue reading It’s time to tell the truth. Guns are blasphemous and the Cross is ridiculous.

Sermon: The Transformative Power of the Moral Imagination

[Sermon preached on Sunday, January 21, 2018 (Epiphany 3, Year B) at Saint Paul’s Church on Lake of the Isles – Minneapolis, Minnesota] For the present form of this world is passing away. 1 Corinthians 7:31b (NRSV) When was the last time you were confronted by the truth of the Gospel in a way that challenged you? When was the last time you heard the … Continue reading Sermon: The Transformative Power of the Moral Imagination