Loving Like Jesus

Today’s sermon, from Matthew 10:41-42 One of the richest traditions I’ve been able to take part in, even in my younger days, is the rich, delicious and time-honored practice of afternoon espresso in Brazil. In Brazil, it is common practice to brew a pot of espresso – a literal pot, as in, a saucepan, of […]

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  Last year, I made a list of 33 things I wanted to accomplish in my 33rd year of life; in no particular order. Tonight on my last night of 33, I reflect. I’ve accomplished some, made good progress on some and tabled some. In bold are things I’ve progressed significantly on or finished. Strike […]

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GO: A Sermon for Trinity Sunday

Today’s sermon is from Matthew 28:16-20. … My last semester in seminary, my mentoring class took a field trip to Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church. There, we practiced baptizing each other. My best seminary pal, Emily and I were partners for this exercise. We waded into the water and took turns baptizing each other […]

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