“Christianity is a faith for those who need reminders, week in and week out, that God is still working even when the world seems bleak.”
I would venture that in this country too often we have allowed “moralism” to take the place of “morality.” There’s a big difference. Morality looks inwardly. Moralism looks out and looks down.
“Oh, what’s in a name?” Probably, this is the closest I’ll get to playing Shakespeare’s Juliet. Standing here, in a dress, above you on this pulpit. “Oh, what’s in a name?” Poor Juliet, alone on her balcony with all her teenage angst, overrun by hormones, pining for Romeo. “What’s in a name?” she asks. A … Continue reading Shiphrah, Puah, Pharoah and the Power of a Name (a sermon for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost)