Archive for August, 2013

Compassion and suspicion

A sermon for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C. Luke 10:25-37 I went to bed last night thinking about the Zimmerman acquittal and all the reactions to it. This news gives new urgency to the question the lawyer asks in today’s gospel, Who is my neighbor? To what extent do we decide in advance, […]

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Lessons learned

A sermon for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost, Year C. Luke 8:26-39 When I was a small child I went to Safety Town. Did anyone else do that? Is that still a thing? Well, if you don’t know, safety town was a day camp where you learned about safety and what to do in certain […]

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