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  • Sermon – Canta y no Llores / Espanõl canta3

    Sermon – Canta y no Llores “Alabad al Senor: Latino/a Christian Worship” – Austin Seminary 07 de noviembre 2015   Texto Bíblico – Filipenses 4:1-8Nueva Biblia Latinoamericana de Hoy (NBLH) 1 Así que, hermanos míos, amados y añorados, gozo y corona mía, estén así firmes en el Señor, amados. 2 Ruego a Evodia y a Síntique, que vivan en armonía (que sean del mismo sentir) en el Señor. 3 En verdad, fiel compañero, también te ruego que ayudes a estas mujeres que han compartido mis luchas en la causa del evangelio, junto con Clemente y los demás colaboradores míos, cuyos nombres están en el Libro de la Vida. 4 Regocíjense en el Señor siempre. Otra vez lo diré: ¡Regocíjense! 5 La bondad de ustedes sea conocida de todos los hombres. El Señor está cerca. 6 Por nada estén afanosos; antes bien, en todo, mediante oración y súplica con acción deRead More →

  • Sermon – Canta y no Llores / English canta

    Sermon – Canta y no Llores Alabad al Senor: Latino/a Christian Worship Austin Seminary – November 2015 Biblical Text: Philippians 4: 1-8   1 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, my beloved. 2 I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. 3 Yes, and I ask you also, my loyal companion, help these women, for they have struggled beside me in the work of the gospel, together with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life. 4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. 5 Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. 6 Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be madeRead More →

  • Love After Love, Derek Walcott love

    LOVE AFTER LOVE The time will comewhen, with elation,you will greet yourself arrivingat your own door, in your own mirror,and each will smile at the other’s welcome,and say, sit here. Eat.You will love again the stranger who was your self.Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heartto itself, to the stranger who has loved you all your life, whom you ignoredfor another, who knows you by heart.Take down the love letters from the bookshelf, the photographs, the desperate notes,peel your own image from the mirror. Sit. Feast on your life.

  • “Preachers on Preaching” Matt Fitzgerald Interviews Cláudio Carvalhaes preacher
  • Charge (using chants from #blacklivesmatter protests) lament

    Published on the United Church of Christ website and weekly e-newsletter: http://www.ucc.org/justice_racism   Charge (using chants from #blacklivesmatter protests) When racism goes unchecked, unacknowledged, unrecognized, We will shut it down. Until #blacklivesmatter in all our communities, and in every place, We will shut it down.  When the Beloved Community is violated by violence and abuse of power, We will shut it down.  Until the hope of a new day of freedom is made real in our midst, We will shut it down.    If we hear our sisters and brothers, our kindred and communities crying out, “I can’t breathe,” then we must stay in the struggle; we cannot leave. Through God’s grace, in God’s love, with God’s help, we’re not going to stop until the people are free. Go into the world to fight for freedom. Go into our communities to struggle for justice. Go into the streets to work in solidarity.Read More →