"A closer look at this passage from Mark's gospel offers a deeper understanding of Jesus beneath his titles and roles as teacher, prophet, and healer."
— Rev. Devon Anderson (June 24, 2018) Read
"In the dramatic, powerful, and heavenly God in the beginning of the Genesis creation story, the quieter, hidden inner God who appears later in the story is often overlooked and forgotten, leaving us with a distorted image of the Holy who created and sustains us and all life."
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)