new

Feb 25, 2017 • 10 am • Choosing to Take Up Our Cross as If Our Life Depended On It

Rachel Bauman
Sunday Feb 25, 2018 10:00am
Sermon

In the morning’s story, Jesus invites his followers to “take up their crosses and follow him” (Mark 8:27-35). Minister of Community Life Rachel Bauman begins with the premise that to take this difficult road is not the price we must pay to be loved or to feel like we belong. Although we wish, rightfully so, for ease, love, freedom, and joy, we can’t have those things fully if they are not available to all. No one should suffer alone and our response to others’ suffering can take many forms—like our decision to be a Sanctuary church and stand up for the rights of our immigrant brothers and sisters.

Scripture
Mark 8:27-35
Content Categories
Progressive Christianity
Social Justice
Racial Justice
Inclusion/Diversity
Community
Love
Spirituality
Service
Keywords
cross
Jesus
follow
suffering
belonging
approval
ease
joy
freedom
love
others
ICE
immigrants
resurrection