Practicing Sabbath draws us back into the kingdom of God -- where we all belong to God and to each other, and God is the one holding the reins, says a Presbyterian pastor in this sermon.
Faith and fear have always been intertwined in the Christian imagination, and our continued failure to reckon with it can only lead to continued violence, the pastor of Metropolitan AME Church says in this sermon.
In this Easter sermon, the senior pastor of Hyde Park UMC says that the unfinished ending of Mark’s Gospel reminds us that Easter is not just the remembrance of something in the past. It is the good news that the risen savior is alive and is on the road ahead of us.
Jesus is able to hold the tension between the tradition of Israel on the one hand and the innovation of God on the other, says the dean of the chapel at Hope College.
Even after Hurricane Sandy left everyone feeling bruised and battered, the pastor of Marble Collegiate Church, New York City, reassured his congregation that Christ is always with us in the storm.
The cross is a sign pointing to a reality that is even now framing this one, a reality that whispers that even in the midst of the sufferings of this present moment there is a glory yet to be revealed, writes Trygve David Johnson.
The narrative of Holy Week has something to offer to those who are too frightened to face the reality of death for fear that their intense grief may be purposeless or endless, says Jessica Bratt in this sermon.