The Night I was Called a Fag in My Own Church

The Night I was Called a Fag in My Own Church

Here is this morning’s sermon after being verbally accosted in Westfield’s 1923 Ladies’ Parlor by a member of another church. The scripture was John 3:1-17. Do you believe people can change? Perennial parental advice says no. Can’t you hear your mama...
Running the Race: An Unexpected Election Sermon

Running the Race: An Unexpected Election Sermon

Read the scripture I started with here. On Monday, I was convinced that this sermon was going to be about All Saints Day—one of my favorite days in the WHOLE CHURCH YEAR. I love everything about this particular liturgical day. I love singing When the Saints Go...
Voting Faithfully: Immigration

Voting Faithfully: Immigration

For the last three weeks at Westfield, we’ve been in a sermon series entitled Voting Faithfully. The idea was this: so often we relegate our political conversations to traditional media, social media, and the kitchen table. But it’s clear to us that the...