Daily Archives: Sunday, 13 November, 2016

Sermon: Responding to the American Presidential Election

A typically fine post-Trump sermon from Avril Hannah-Jones.

Rev Doc Geek

Sermon for Williamstown

13th of November, 2016

Isaiah 65:17-25

Today I’m going to do something I’ve never done before and talk about party politics from the pulpit. I talk about politics all the time: about the treatment of asylum seekers; and about the way the poor and dispossessed are often ignored by the rich and entitled; and about the need for Christians to oppose all forms of racism and discrimination because every single human being is a beloved child of God. I don’t think there’s any doubt that talking about those sorts of issues is appropriate for the followers of Jesus of Nazareth. But what I have never done before is talked about a particular politician. That’s the line I’m crossing today. Today I’m going to talk about the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States.

View original post 1,706 more words

Leave a comment

Filed under sermon