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Lent 1, Year C: Jesus, the Wilderness, and How to Advocate for the Devil

Lent 1, Year C: Jesus, the Wilderness, and How to Advocate for the Devil

March 7, 2019

Deuteronomy tells us to throw a party and invite everyone, including aliens! Not little green men and women, but immigrants! The Bible constantly tells us that those whom we almost naturally marginalize and scapegoat should be invited to partake in the bounty of God's abundance. 

Luke's temptation story leads Adam to advocate for the devil. What?!? Listen to the podcast for more details!

Transfiguration Sunday: The Transfiguration and Full Inclusion of LGBTQIA in the Church

Transfiguration Sunday: The Transfiguration and Full Inclusion of LGBTQIA in the Church

February 27, 2019

This Sunday we will celebrate Luke's version of the Transfiguration of Jesus. Peter, James, and John have a mystical experience on the mountain. But the mystery of God's radical love and inclusion of the marginalized is revealed in Jesus as the story progresses.

Adam and Lindsey then discuss how the Transfiguration relates to this week's decision by the United Methodist Church to refuse full inclusion of LGBTQIA folks.

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Epiphany 7, Year C - On National Emergencies and How to Love Your Enemies
Epiphany 6, Year C - The Poor Own the Kingdom
Epiphany 5, Year C: Isaiah, Jesus, and the God Who Doesn’t Exist
Epiphany 4, Year C - Throwing Jesus off a Cliff: Jesus, Jeremiah, and Justice for Palestine