Lia Claire Scholl

Rogue Reverend

Tag: Paul Simon

5 March, 2012

A Church is Burning, a sermon

Second Sunday of Lent, Scripture passage: Mark 8:27-38 Paul Simon wrote a song in 1964 that he performed with Art Garfunkel called He Was My Brother. The song was about Andrew Goodman, who was killed by the KKK in Mississippi in 1964. Andrew was one of the activists that the movie Mississippi Burning featured. Paul […]

19 February, 2012

Wartime Prayers

  This sermon, preached on February 19, 2012 at the Richmond Mennonite Fellowship, based on Luke 9:28-36 and Paul Simon’s song, Wartime Prayers. They lyrics to this song can be found here. The quotes from the song are in italics.   Every year, on the Sunday before Ash Wednesday, the larger church celebrates the Transfiguration. […]

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