Preach it!

Each day began with a sermon.

It`s customary to start the morning with worship at a CCS learning circle. Usually this involves singing a hymn or two, a prayer, maybe a scripture reading and a reflection question or activity. Seldom does morning worship include a sermon. But for last month`s theme learning circle on Worship, each student was asked to come ready to preach.

And preach they did. They preached of inclusive and transforming love in the face of divisions and hatred. They preached of courage in the face of racism and homophobia. They preached of connection and vulnerable community in a society that values independence, and defaults to isolation. They preached their call to ministry, daunting and inspiring. Continue reading “Preach it!”