"When the "Good Samaritan" story is interpreted as part of a liturgy focusing on God's mercy in creation, Jesus could be pointing to the current need to change our relationship with creation."
"Christ did not empty himself and become human in Jesus just to elevate Jesus, but, more deeply, to transform our perception and experience of life into one of abundance and trust."
"A sermon about the disciples need for a get away, the importance of community, and a sense of call."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (July 21, 2018) Read
"The church is still alive and present and acapable of telling the truth, that voice is essential to the current public discourse."
— Rev. Chip Whitacre (July 15, 2018) Read
Most Requested Sermons
"My soft addiction is being busy. And like any addiction, filling my time with projects and commitments deludes me into thinking an overstuffed calendar can somehow fill the places inside me that are bereft or empty -- but it doesn’t, really."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (December 3, 2017)
"It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (November 13, 2016)
"What were the spiritual aftershocks of 9-11? What did we learn about God and the many faces of God on that day?"
— Rev. Devon Anderson (September 11, 2016)
"What are we to do about racial injustice and riots in Baltimore in light of the Gospel? "
— Rev. Devon Anderson (May 3, 2015)
"The Parable of the Five Talents is not a lesson about stewardship or using our gifts wisely. It is a commentary on fear. And fear, as Jesus knew so well, is life's only true opponent."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (Nov 16, 2014)
"Contrary to what we might think, 'No one comes to the Father except through me' may just be the single most loving, inclusive, visionary statement Jesus ever made."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (May 23, 2014)