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

March 2020

The Beloved Community and Disobedience

Midweek Lenten Service, March 5, 2020- Genesis 3:1-24- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Every action has a consequence. The Genesis story of humanity’s disobedience is less a story about whether humanity should know good from evil, but rather whether our notion of good and evil should compete or contend with God’s notion of… Continue reading The Beloved Community and Disobedience