This sermon is the first of three built around James Luther Adams’ 5 Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion.
To set the mood I read from Revelation 1:4-15 and listened to Son House play John the Revelator.
My oldest questions revolved around one simple idea “How do we know?” Over time I became more and more dissatisfied with the answer. Being a parent didn’t help me find an answer. Over time, I learned responsibility happened even in the absence of preparation, making me question John the Revelator…even while trying to embrace the breath of God. The old Gospel/Blues song asked the question, “Who’s that writing?” That’s one of many questions I’ll be asking on Sunday.