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The Why’s and Wonders of Worship: Why I Preach

“The Why’s and Wonders of Worship: Why I Preach” John 14:6 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN September 9, 2018 Today is Fearless Sunday. Fearless Sunday is a new annual tradition being proposed by progressive Christian circles. Since the second Sunday of September generally begins the new church school year, it is a fitting day for preachers to boldly “come out” theologically. By…

The Gospel According to The Color Purple

“The Gospel According to The Color Purple” Luke 8: 40-48 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN July 29, 2018 Today we conclude our sermon series entitled, “At the Movies.”  Movie theaters are the modern cathedrals. When movies are authentic, creative, and created from the deep wellspring of humanity, movies enable us to engage the Divine in…

At the Movies: Black Panther

Black Panther: My Brother’s Keeper Scripture: Genesis 4: 1 – 10 and Psalm 133 Even though Wonder Woman is a DC character and Black Panther is by Marvel, it dawned on me last week during Jill’s sermon that they have very similar signature moves. (demonstrate). They have also accomplished similar record-breaking feats as cinematic successes, moving from…