Category: Sermons

No One is Blaming You for Slavery

July 15, 2020
No one is putting the blame for slavery on white people who are alive today. Instead, people are asking us to acknowledge that we benefit from inequality.

Be the Church: Fight for the Powerless

July 13, 2020
Loose the bonds of injustice, undo the thongs of the yoke, and let the oppressed go free; then your light will break forth. Fight for the powerlesshen you will be holy.

Be the Church: Reject Racism

July 6, 2020
Now I am going to say something bold and controversial: one of the foundations that this country was built on is racism. Straight up. No doubt.

Be the Church: Care for the Poor

June 22, 2020
The fullness of the kingdom is found in sharing what we have with the least of our friends and neighbors.
Summer Lunch Box Bags by cmarlinwarfield

The Saying is “One Bad Apple Spoils the Bunch”

June 17, 2020
There's always white people saying, "A few bad apples..." They always forget the second half of the saying. It's "One bad apple spoils the bunch."

Be the Church: Protect the Environment

June 15, 2020
To what can I compare such an act of grace! It’s like da Vinci, painting the Mona Lisa, turned to a child and said, “You color in this bit.” God asks us to be conspirators in creation!
A Bee in the Garden by cmarlinwarfield

The Church is Not What We Thought it Was

June 1, 2020
I’ve been saying it for weeks now, in one way or another: the church is not what we thought it was. The church isn’t the building or the steeple. It’s not the sanctuary or the pulpit or the pews. It isn’t the classrooms or fellowship hall. The church isn’t even a place. It’s something… else.
The Holy Spirit in a Stained Glass Window cmarlinwarfield

The Way Out is Through

May 25, 2020
We have been worshipping online for ten weeks today. That’s two-and-a-half months. In the grand scheme of things, that doesn’t seem like a long time. But… In the last two-and-a-half months, I have learned how to make a podcast, and how to hold meetings and Bible studies and worship over Zoom, and that Zoom is […]
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I’m a pastor, an author, and a nonprofit development and communications professional. My passion, my mission, and my calling is bringing people together to do good, with a particular focus on serving people who are experiencing poverty and other forms of marginalization.

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