Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis
Tuesday January 15, 2013
In this moving sermon based on Psalm 36, the Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis calls us to follow the example of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and boldly proclaim God's justice for lost people who need hope.
Articles by The Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Lewis
Saturday February 25, 2017
These times demand that we resist violence to our own bodies and souls, and give them tender care as an act of revolutionary love.
Monday October 31, 2016
As we stand on the precipice of a new presidential administration; as the discourse in the public square is mired in vitriol and violence; as the lack of value of the lives of Black folk, immigrant folk, and queer folk is plainly demonstrated by the piling-up of dead bodies...we are asking the prophetic question, 'How long, O God?'
Friday October 28, 2016
What does your neighbor need? What do you need? That is all on the ballot. So, it is our turn to love God with all we have and love our neighbor as ourselves. It is our turn to think of voting as a holy act, as a mitzvoth, as a right and as a calling.
Sunday April 26, 2015
Sometimes it feels like death is all there is: the slowly dying intent of the more well-to-do, who feel stuck in between their personal ethics and values and those of their companies and co-workers. The dying promises of a democracy, in which government should and must care for the most vulnerable, whose promises are on life support.
ON Scripture: Exhaling Judgment: A Personal Journey Toward Radical Welcome (John 10:11-18) By The Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
Monday April 20, 2015
Jesus is the ideal shepherd, the model shepherd, the best kind of shepherd; the one who makes the promises of God available to all of God’s people by laying down his life for the sheep. This loving Shepherd has a huge and diverse flock.
Thursday May 29, 2014
To me 'Christian' means finishing what Jesus started. Healing what is sick, repairing what is broken, standing up for those on the margins. Standing up for women and children.
Thursday August 01, 2013
Racism in America has left millions of us with pock-marked souls. Korean shop owners fearing the blacks from whom they make a living. Hispanics and blacks squaring off over immigration reform. And the souls of black folks are wounded, and scarred with centuries of injury. Objectification. Profiling. Our children lynched, or shot on highways or walking home. Women treated like creatures and put on display. Our souls are wounded.
Thursday June 27, 2013
The Supreme Court rulings yesterday are an important episode in the human story. And the movement for justice continues. This movement is an ongoing narrative, with a beginning, middle, and an end.
Wednesday March 27, 2013
This is a week about conflict, a week about a clash of values. On the one hand is the Roman Empire with its trickle-down oppression, abject poverty, and warped priorities. On the other hand, the Kingdom of God, in which children matter and are cherished and kept safe.