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Sermons from March 2019

The Uncertainty of Mortality

Last week’s “connection question” in worship had to do with the transgression that was most likely to get you in serious trouble when you were a kid. A lot of people said “talking back” was that “unforgivable sin.” Well, you might notice that there’s a lot of “talking back” in today’s Bible story — a […]

The Uncertainty of Worry

My weekly e-newsletter from UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center included an article this week entitled: “World Happiness Report Finds That People Are Feeling Worse.” This report ranks countries according to their overall level of happiness based on survey responses to the Gallup World Poll. It is a survey which has been conducted annually since […]

The Uncertainty of Forgiveness

One of the most difficult and most courageous of spiritual practices is the practice of forgiveness. I call it a spiritual “practice” intentionally, because it is something that does not come naturally; it is something that we need to work at, over and over. Just as surely as learning to play the piano, or to […]

The Uncertainty of Faith

When the world shifts under your feet, challenging your assumptions, how does it feel to pray the father’s prayer, to ask Jesus for help where your own faith falls short? Or what about praying to achieve the calm and relaxed state of holding the two together — the comfort and the discomfort?

Press on, for the Sake of the Astounded Crowd

My water fitness class class had me praying with both my body and my spirit on Wednesday, as I thought about this Church of ours, and the effort to move forward, and being pushed back, and surging forward again, and redoubling the effort, over and over and over — and the need for rest and self-care in between periods of intense effort, and how this makes us stronger.