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Sermons from October 2019

I Belong to Me

Sometimes we may compromise who we are so that we feel we fit in, so that we are accepted. In reality, the only true belonging is to belong to oneself, to be fully accepting of oneself. Brené Brown writes that self-acceptance can be four things: dangerous, breath-taking, sought after and feared. Can we navigate the…

When We Say, “Welcome”

There is tangible power in feeling valued, heard, accepted. There is a power in having a space where you and your gifts are valued and treasured, where you are accepted for all the pieces of you. While much is broken, much can be healed through the power of acceptance, and a true understanding of belonging.…

When the World Is Broken

In many ways we live in a broken world, a world of binaries that create “inside” and “outside” groups, groups that are weighted with destructive power. What does it mean when who you are, at your core, is rejected? What does it mean not to belong? And what can we do to initiate change?