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A video of Pastor Steve’s sermon at the New England Conference’s Annual Meeting
As (mostly) white middle class Americans we benefit from a hidden, powerful system of power, privilege and exclusion, protecting us from the lives and vulnerabilities of the poor, people of color, and so on. As followers of Jesus it’s our work to confront the injustice of racism, sexism and all forms of exclusion, to establish relationships across those barriers, and to dismantle those unjust systems.
A river of grace flows from God’s heart through each of us. Unpredictable and yet reliable, invisible and yet real, it gives life in unexpected places, flowing out into the world with beauty and healing.
Everything is manna, a gift from God. God wants everyone to have what they need. There is no “earning” or “deserving” based on our own efforts. All that we have we are meant to share.
We tend to shy away from pain, mystery and powerlessness. But it is the way of grace. God invites us to go through the darkness, like Israel going through the Red Sea, to freedom, healing and wholeness.
It is unfortunate, but we do not have a recording of September 7th’s sermon. Please accept our apology.
The Church is a community of people who have been set free, and are becoming free, for the sake of the freeing of all the world. What is God setting you free from right now?
God is always trying to get our attention. What is the burning bush God places before you? Are you listening?
The peculiar thing about the Christian faith is that it’s not a set of beliefs; it’s a relationship