Category: Sermons

Maya Angelou once said, “I’m always amazed when people walk up to me and say, ‘I’m a Christian.’ I think, ‘Already? You already got it?’ I’m working at it.”
A melting pot might be fine for metal. And an immersion blender is great for soup. But they are not for people.
My whole life... was one long struggle not to be laughed at.
Three words: Traditional. Swedish. Tacos.
That might seem like a small thing to do; but it is a brave thing to do.
That part of the story—the part that goes, “Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed!”—is bananas.
You know that Easter is coming the same way that you know that a storm is coming: by the tension in the air.
One of the hard truths is that we need the hard truths. And one of the hard truths is that, far too often, we treat Jesus as a mascot.
It’s easy to make big promises when Jesus is standing right there. But Zacchaeus still needs to actually give half of his possessions to the poor and actually make restitution for his wrongs.
Maybe we imagine what happens after we die so that we can tell stories about how we should want to live.

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