Talk with the Preacher

Losing My Religion: True Colors Job 23:1-9, 16-17 “Instead of saying ‘God wouldn’t give you more than you could handle,’ you could say, ‘Let me come over and do some laundry.’”...

My whole city is abuzz with energy around the arrival of a special guest this week. Whether devout Catholic desperate for a once in a lifetime glimpse of the Holy Father...

One Way or Another Psalm 1 Happy Homecoming, Riverside Church! It’s such a pleasure to watch the parade of banners and your beautiful faces filling the pews this morning, to hear...

This week has been another week of heart-wrenching news headlines, enough to make any thinking person despair for the state of the world. While Americans are preoccupied with misguided public servants...

After taking one look at my face last week, a friend patted me on the arm and said comfortingly: “You know what they say. Getting back to work after vacation is...

It occurs to me that each of us has an opportunity, at every moment and in every interaction with another, to choose behavior that reflects grace and selfless love, to live...

You Can’t Be Serious Disciples of Christ National Convention July 20, 2015 Isaiah 40:6-8 Good evening, Disciples! It’s wonderful to be here with you all, to catch up with so many...

There are many, many places in this world designed to exclude people. The one place that should never, ever be on that list is the church.

At this moment along our journey, friends, we cannot be agents of radical love without working to dismantle racism and white supremacy in our country.

The Hardest Question Mark 4:35-41 Anybody who has spent any amount of time around an inquisitive five year old will know that kids ask the funniest questions to try to figure...