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Jessica Christy Jessica Christy is the 2016 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY. She is on the ordination track in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Jessica Christy

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

Jessica Christy is the 2016 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award, given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY.

A native of Minnesota, Jessica graduated from Princeton University and earned her M.Div. in 2016 from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. While at Union she did field education at Advent Lutheran Church, and during her last year was Advent's director of Christian education.

Jessica is a candidate for ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and is studying at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN.


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Jessica Christy

Jessica Christy: "But They Covered Their Ears"

Acts 7:55-60

5th Sunday of Easter - Year A

May 14, 2017

Jessica Christy (ELCA)

 

Grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. 

It's such a joy and a privilege to be here with you on Day1 Radio because I'm a big fan of radio broadcasts myself.  And one show that has particularly been enriching my life lately is National Public Radio's IndivisibleIndivisible a national call-in show that's trying to take stock of people's hopes and fears for this country in the first hundred days of the new presidential administration.  One of the show's goals is to try to find ways for people with different political views to just talk to each other again after an ugly election.  The conversations often demonstrate how difficult that goal is. In one episode, the host invited people to call in with a question that they wanted to ask someone on the other side of the aisle -- republicans with a question for democrats, democrats with a question for republicans.  But this wasn't supposed to be the kind of accusing question that we normally hurl at each other when we get to talking politics.  The host framed this as an opportunity to ask a genuine question, an open-minded question.  Something you could ask another person in good faith, and which they could actually answer.  A good question was about giving yourself a chance to listen, not about giving yourself a chance to speak.

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