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Sermons by Rev. Charlie Hinkle

The Politics of a Christian Nation Are to Love Your Neighbor

Sometimes people ask how a church can welcome all these people. After all, doesn’t religion cause you to exclude people who “don’t belong?” In our passage from Matthew 22 at worship today, Jesus says the most important commandment is to love. He makes no exceptions. Neither do we. God loves you. And so do we. Prelude – Be Thou My Vision, played…

The Son of God Believes in You

Today we will hear a story where the disciples call Jesus the “Son of God.” This is not merely pious religious language. This is political. In the ancient Roman Empire, the Caesar was called the “Son of God.” It was a political statement of divine power. And that political statement led to oppression. The early…