Black Lives Matter to God

https://youtu.be/zZdAxGf5MeE Holy Communion UCity · The Rev. Mike Angell: Black Lives Matter To God St. John's and Anger Twice over the past week my phone has been inundated with texts and tweets and Facebook messages. On Sunday folks were asking, "Do you know St. John's is on Fire?" On Monday the question came, "Have you … Continue reading Black Lives Matter to God

Can you give your money away?

https://soundcloud.com/holy-communion-ucity/can-you-give-your-money-away In preparing for this Sunday, I was going through my email from churches where I have belonged through the years. I try and stay on the email lists of many of my former parishes, because they often have good ideas that we can steal for Holy Communion, and by steal, I mean borrow liberally… … Continue reading Can you give your money away?

Code-switching and Preaching: knowing your context.

Preaching, at its best, expresses the Gospel in a specific context. Code-switching helps us to understand the contexts in which we preach. My previous post focused on the danger of code-switching into “preacher voice.” Before we can understand others’ contexts, before we can hear another’s code, we have to know our own. My undergraduate thesis … Continue reading Code-switching and Preaching: knowing your context.