David, Goliath, and Emanuel Church

https://soundcloud.com/holy-communion-ucity/david-goliath-and-emanuel-church-1?in=holy-communion-ucity/sets/sermons Usually I start out my sermon trying to make you laugh. I’m not going to do that today. Usually, I think it’s good to laugh during a sermon. There’s a lot of grace in laughter, and, God knows, we could all use a little more grace these days. But I can’t start with laughter … Continue reading David, Goliath, and Emanuel Church

Advice on Investing: A Sermon for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost

Faithful Jews are buried in pine boxes.  No frills.  No metal hinges.  The body is wrapped in a simple white garment with no pockets, a reminder that you can’t carry anything with you from this world to the next.  No matter who you were, what you had in life, billionaire or pauper, the ritual is … Continue reading Advice on Investing: A Sermon for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost