Sermon for Advent 2ATrinity Lutheran Church, Bellerose, NY Forget it…I’ll just go to Seminary… My call to ministry started out as a sarcastic comment. In the fall of 2010, I was in my first of two senior years of my theatre education degree, listening as my advisor talked with us about how limited theatre ed jobs were becoming in the state. She went on to warn that as a result the university… Read More

The word Subvert has surrounded me since the week I moved to Chicago. I was walking to the Red Line station and noticed that along the sidewalk that lined Roosevelt Road were paving stones engraved with single words. Words like Study, Publish, and Dance, but only one made me stop dead in my tracks. Just before the station entrance was the word Subvert. An act of subversion pushes back against the status… Read More