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How My 2-Year-Old Helped Me Practice What I Preach (or, Saying Psalm 23 Through Gritted Teeth)

My two-year-old gave me an unexpected opportunity yesterday to practice what I just preached Sunday. I noted in my sermon that I had been understanding Psalm 23 as a “counter-circumstantial prayer of defiance,” a “subversive prayer when you compare it to what you see around you.” 370 more words


“Preach The Word” 2nd Timothy 4:1-8

“Preach The Word”
2nd Timothy 4:1-8

*The book of 2nd Timothy takes place during Paul’s second Roman imprisonment. Paul knows that his death is coming soon, so he writes a final encouragement for Timothy to not be ashamed of the Gospel and stand firm for it. 2,089 more words


God's More Agrarian Than That

* a sermon preached at Chapel at the Lutheran Center on July 23, 2014 *

Texts: Isaiah 44:6-8 + Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

Sisters and brothers, grace, mercy, and peace be with you from God the source of all life and Jesus the Christ. 1,457 more words


An Ecological Ethic of Care

A sermon preached by the Rev. Sarah Henkel at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, July 20, 2014

Psalm 139: 1-12, 23-24          … 1,827 more words


From Idolatry to Intimacy

This past Sunday I had the pleasure of preaching Revelation 2:12-17. You can watch the sermon here and read below the follow up blog posted today on the… 403 more words