June 4, 2017 Peg Weissbrod
I’m very excited to be here – but to be honest, I’m also a little scared. You see, I was taught from a very early age that it was more important to think about what I want to say than say it; it was more valuable to listen than to speak. No wonder I spend my day in a hospital listening. No wonder figuring out what I want to say has been a struggle. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Acts 2, discernment, Holy Spirit, injustice, justice, Pentecost, Peter, prayer, preparation, risk, Spirit, stories, tension, truth, voice
June 26, 2016 Peg Weissbrod
To me, who is not a theologian, this text sounded pretty simple: bodies bad, spirit good. But this is what I want to say to you today: I do not know how to give or get the fruits of the spirit without my body.
Did you know that there are 100,000 miles of blood vessels inside your body? That every day your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck for 20 miles? Read the rest of this entry »Tags: beauty, body, fruits of the Spirit, Spirit, works of the flesh
February 7, 2016 Peg Weissbrod
One of my favorite musicians is Sufjan Stevens. Just this morning, I was listening to Spotify and eating my bagel and his song, “The Only Thing” came up on shuffle. It’s a really beautiful song. But what kept sticking out to me, as I was preparing to preach, was the line, “Everything I see returns to you somehow.” Read the rest of this entry »Tags: 2 Corinthians 3, Black History Month, Exodus 34, incarnation, Lent, Let Your Light Shine, light, light-filled, Luke 9, mini-sermons, Moses, mountain, paradox, Psalm 99, radiant, Spirit, Sufjan Stevens, This Little Light of Mine, transfiguration, unveiled