Pins and Needles

December 16, 2018
I wonder whether you feel exhausted by the news cycle—by the sheer pace of things that are happening around us. Just this past week, the Prime Minister of the UK…

The School of Faith

September 2, 2018
This is an unusual Sunday for us, this Sunday in the midst of the Labor Day holiday, and so I hope I might have your permission to preach a somewhat…

Our Bonhoeffer Moment

June 17, 2018
The Christian faith is a seemingly simple and yet remarkably difficult thing. It is easy to say what it is about; it is about love, the idea that God is…

Changing the Conversation

April 29, 2018
[Editor's note: this is an edited transcript of a sermon preached extemporaneously.] Finally, it’s spring. The rain is falling and the little buds are beginning to form on the trees,…