Misfits on a Mission, Finding Identity in Jesus

Sermons on Prophetic witness

Jesus’s Temple Protest

Jesus’s temple protest reveals God’s heart for the oppressed and Jesus’s critical eye toward structures in society that exploit the poor. This passage challenges those of us who are more inclined to avoid conflict to speak truth to power. But it’s important to note that Jesus’s table-flipping isn’t for “both sides”—all tables are not the…

From Volk to Spoke

In this sermon, Pastor T. C. kicks off a new teaching series on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Kingdom allegiance. In this election season, polarization and partisanship aren’t the primary problem—injustice is. What we can learn from the Scriptures, the life of Jesus, the of the early church, and the example of Dietrich Bonhoeffer is resistance to…

Lament

Lament is a neglected aspect of Christian worship in the Western world and perhaps especially in the United States. In troubled times when it’s clear the world is not as it should be—God’s dream of shalom is disrupted—God’s people cry out to God on behalf of the vulnerable, the abused, the marginalized. Lament is an…