Lia Claire Scholl

Rogue Reverend

Tag: sermon

9 February, 2014

Do It Anyway, a sermon

I was on vacation last week. And while I was on vacation, I learned to surf. Everyone who has known me for more than two weeks has exclaimed, “What? You?” Yes, me. These are comments I heard: Better be careful. You know how clumsy you are. Is your insurance paid up? Be careful of the […]

26 January, 2014

Holding Out Hope, Bali Style

A sermon on Luke 6:20-42 As I’ve mentioned here before, for 15 years I’ve worked with people in the sex trades. One of those jobs was working with street level, survival sex workers—those are individuals who get paid for sex to meet their survival needs: shelter, food, water. The organization was called HIPS. One day […]

20 January, 2014

Friendship with God, a sermon

This sermon is based on Luke 5:1-11, 5:27-32, and 6:12-16. I can imagine that first century Palestine was a lot like Bali. Think about their similarities:  They are a community of people worshiping together on a daily and weekly basis. They live communally, with several generations of families living together in one home, and in […]

12 January, 2014

The Year of the Lord’s Favor, a sermon

A sermon on Luke 4:14-30 and Isaiah 61 The Book of Leviticus, chapter 25 tells about the coming of the law about Sabbath and Jubilee lands: While Moses was on Mount Sinai, the Lord said to him, “Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. When you have entered the land I am giving you, the land […]

23 December, 2013

Mary Not So Meek and Mild, a sermon

Almost every sermon I’ve ever heard on Mary paid homage to a young girl, a virgin, who somehow was better than all of us, and was chosen by God to bear the Son, fully human and fully God. The preacher has then gone on to say that we should “be like Mary.” Mary who was […]

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