Posts Tagged "love"


Why We Love


Posted By on May 8, 2020

We live in a very strange time. The old Chinese proverb” may you live in interesting times” was a curse originally and many of us feel like we live under that curse. It is an interesting time of reversal. For instance, just a couple months ago grocery stores all over the country banned plastic bags and wanted you to bring your own reusable cloth bags. As with anything in modern consumerism, this became a form of both utility but also...

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God Loves Who?


Posted By on Sep 27, 2019

Our Left – Right politic divide creates problems for understanding and living in God’s love. God loves us AND them. I have been thinking about Identity Politics in the Gospel of Luke. Identity Politics are great for politics – everyone should bring their whole humanity to the table and should vote according to their social location. While Identity Politics are great for politics, it is not great for community. It...

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Deep Calls To Deep (sermon)


Posted By on Jun 19, 2019

https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3375/deep-calls-to-deep-sermon.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:11:22Subscribe: iTunesPsalm 42: 8 Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. “Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate...

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Be Bold! (it may not work)


Posted By on Feb 20, 2019

https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3096/be-bold-it-may-not-work.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:19:07Subscribe: iTunesBe brave and daring – the system is so powerful and so entrenched that it takes real effort to make change. To see the original ‘pep-talk’...

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