Sometimes we find ourselves needing to make a choice about whether to speak up and risk offending another person who holds a different belief than our own. Finding compassion towards others who appear to be selfish, or dismissive can be a challenge. Better Angels is an organization attempting to help bridge the communication gap between the red and blue party lines that are often drawn on current issues. We will explore their method of building bridges in a workshop format during the sermon. Come prepared to take a stand and learn ways to engage someone with a different view point than your own.
In our social media culture parents are particularly under a microscope. We will unpack some of those judgements, and think about the inherent worth and dignity of every parent, especially those who are struggling to “get it right.” Sensational stories like a child falling into a pen at a zoo go viral, judgements fly from … Continued