10+ Commandments (uncut)

I'm grateful for space to write about about multiple women's experiences in pastoral ministry and the persistence of sexism in the church. To fit the guidelines, I needed to cut this piece down by half. Below is the full version for those interested:   Last week a male colleague explained my sermon to me. I’m … Continue reading 10+ Commandments (uncut)

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Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday Raleigh Mennonite Church Talking about the Trinity is an opportunity to be wrong. As soon as you start trying to explain how God is one thing and three persons at the same time, you’re doomed. We try to get our minds around it, try to find the right metaphor, an apple or a … Continue reading Trinity Sunday

Ascension 2017

Luke 1:39-57 You probably know some of Roald Dahl’s work, books like James and the Giant Peach or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I’ve read the complete set with Tennyson over the past couple years. But the last book I read, the final books we read, was Boy, Roald Dahl’s autobiography. It was in this … Continue reading Ascension 2017