To listen in to today’s sermon here, you’ll need to know our children’s time this morning became deeply profound when one of our children raised a really big question about incarceration. As they so often do, our youngest disciples brought depth, challenge, and wisdom to our worship. This is what I’m referencing in the sermon when I talk about Molly’s question.

Listen in to our message here, or join us any Sunday for worship at 10am – all are welcome, and we’d love to welcome you to our church family.

Works Cited & Works Consulted:

Paul Tillich, The New Being, (New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1955).

David Kelsey, “Paul Tillich,” in The Modern Theologians: An Introduction to Christian Theology Since 1918, ed. David F. Ford and Rachel Muers, (Malden MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005), pp. 62-76.

SALT Project, “Unmasked: SALT’s Lectionary Commentary for Fifteenth Week After Pentecost,” August 29, 2018. Posted at

David Lose, “Pentecost 14B – Tradition!,” In the Meantime, August 24, 2015,

Margaret Aymer, “Commentary on James 1:17-27,” Preach This Week from Luther Seminary,

Karoline Lewis, “Searching the Heart,” Dear Working Preacher from Luther Seminary, August 27, 2018,