As we prepare for Dr. King’s holiday, my sermon is about Mountaintops and Mentorship. King knew, for the movement to live on, he had to pass along the faith, he had to pass along the vision. After all,, King knew, he had been handed this faith, this vision, from the generation before him, and especially from his mentor, Dr. Howard Thurman.
Category Archives: Justice
The World Turned Right Side Up
no matter who wins the election, we will have work to do. Washington can’t do it alone. Whoever is president, the work of Holy Communion will be pretty much the same. We need to make a difference with love. We need to make a difference with love. We need to turn our little corner of the world right-side up. We can only do it with love.
Sarah, Hagar, and God’s Laughter
Again and again in Genesis, we find the stories of rivals. Cain and Abel, Isaac and Ishmael, Jacob and Essau. It’s almost as if the Bible is trying to tell us something about how we relate to one another. And today we enter again the story of Sarah and Hagar.
The Fire Next Time
Holy Communion UCity · The Rev. Mike Angell- The Fire Next Time In 1962, James Baldwin penned a letter to his nephew. Anticipating the 100th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation, Baldwin was considering the state of black life in America and giving advice to the young man especially around how to interact with white folks.Continue reading “The Fire Next Time”