Radical Discipleship

The early church had radical ways of living their faith. They shared their wealth and possessions as they set up and participated in an alternative economy. Was this just a Utopian vision inserted into the story or a true and … Continue reading

April 26, 2016

A World of Many Truths

How do we think religious thoughts and speak religious words without those thoughts and those words becoming either imperialistic or anemic? What does a life of faith look like and sound like in a world as diverse and pluralistic as … Continue reading

April 4, 2016

Lent 3: Mother Hen

God is a mother hen scrambling around the barnyard, gathering her chicks to protect them. How does God’s grace operate in a world of real danger? Karl Heimbuck, preaching.

February 22, 2016

Baptism of the Lord

As the season of Epiphany continues, we will focus on the baptism Jesus chose to begin his ministry, and celebrate our own baptism as a sign of our belovedness. Karl Heimbuck, preaching.

January 6, 2016

Ghost of Christmas Future

John the Baptist was the wild-man prophet who lived in the desert and called for repentance and justice. He might seem like our past, but he is also always announcing the coming of the reign of God with us. Come … Continue reading

December 7, 2015

Pride Sunday

This Sunday we celebrate Pride Sunday, as many NDPC members will join the throng at the Atlanta Pride March to be in solidarity with the LGBTQ community, friends, families, and allies. As we lift up our common commitment to justice, … Continue reading

October 7, 2015