Category Archives: Theology

Promises, Promises

I preached this sermon on Sunday, July 12th, 2015, at Beverly Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, NY. The Scripture readings for the morning were Psalm 85 and Ephesians 1:3-14. Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I want to thank you for inviting … Continue reading

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a blizzard of new members!

I don’t know what I first became aware of RevGalBlogPals, but I remember the rush of excitement I felt when I realized how I now had a whole community of clergy/blogger/church-nerds right at my finger tips. I have used this … Continue reading

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Music That Makes Community

Whoah! Last week I attended a conference, Music That Makes Community, at St. Peter’s Church, and my mind was blown. Let me explain: Until last Thursday, November 13th, I believed in my heart of hearts that I was a pastor … Continue reading

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And All Shall be Well, A Sermon for All Saints

I believe I have succeeded in posting an audio version of my sermon. Thanks to the saints of Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea for bearing with me as I made this first attempt at recording. They are good and … Continue reading

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Good Theology and The Good Wife

When good theology and good television intersect… Continue reading

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The Stories We Tell

I preached this morning and administered the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper for the small, devoted congregation of the Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea in Broad Channel, Queens. It was only my second time with them, and, once again, they welcomed me, … Continue reading

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Why I took my kids to the People’s Climate March

It wasn’t an easy decision to take my young children to the People’s Climate March. Let me clarify. From a moral and theological standpoint, it was an easy decision. My heart is broken by the devastation wrought upon this beautiful, fragile earth, … Continue reading

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The Mission Field

As a temporary freelancer and stay-at-home mom, I have been spending quite a lot of time in our neighborhood of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. It is a jewel of a community, with a mix of African American and Caribbean residents who … Continue reading

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The Bible with a side of fries

I think I have now discovered the two, very best places in the entire world to engage in complex theological dialogue: 1) a hidden burger joint in a fancy midtown hotel with greasy fries and really cold beer 2) on … Continue reading

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The Book of Ruth- another voice

I found this wonderful blog, entitled, This is What a Rabbi Looks Like. I asked its author if I might copy some of her posts here from time to time, in order that we might hear another voice. A voice … Continue reading

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