September 2020

The Sacred Act of Showing Up

15th Sunday After Pentecost, September 13, 2020- Matthew 18:15-35- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - In ancient times and throughout the history of Christianity, the act of forgiving and reconciling oneself with another has often been expressed through the hospitality of a shared meal, by which former adversaries are treated as members of one’s… Continue reading The Sacred Act of Showing Up

August 2020

The Silent Satisfaction of Divine Payback

13th Sunday After Pentecost, August 30, 2020- Romans 12:9-21, Matthew 16:21-28- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - The disturbing element of any faith tradition is its desire for divine payback, the need for vengeance against callous injustice and heartless brutality inflicted on innocent lives. We wonder where the God of righteousness is when such… Continue reading The Silent Satisfaction of Divine Payback