The first in a series of sermons asking the question; "What do we mean when we say the word God?" After a week like this one, remembering the victims of violence from mosques in New Zealand: When we say we believe in the God of Abraham, the God of Sarah, we also must know that we claim the God of Hagar. Our God is not a narrow tribal God. Our One God is capable of mercy, and justice, and love not just for one group, but for all of humanity.
https://youtu.be/1VX06HJwEcs And so we have come to the end. One last Sunday we sing our Alleluias. We shout with a special measure of joy, because we know what is coming. On Wednesday we will return to church, the clergy will smear ashes on foreheads. We will remember we are dust, to dust we shall return.... Continue Reading →