Sermons from October 2017

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Jesus Uncensored


The Sermon on the Mount was Ghandi’s “go to” text for the Jesus way of non-violent resistance. These three chapters (5, 6, and 7) of Matthew’s Gospel crystallize the most valued ethical teachings that have been attributed of Jesus.

The Voiceprint of the Historical Jesus


Jesus says in his society there is a new way for [people] to live:

You show wisdom, by trusting people;
You handle leadership, by serving;
You handle offenders, by forgiving;
You handle money, by sharing;
You handle enemies, by loving;
And you handle violence, by suffering.

Building Bridges


You are no longer Jew or Greek, no longer slave or freeborn, no longer “male and female.” Instead, you all have the same status in the service of God’s Anointed, Jesus.