Sermon on the significance of the food eaten by John the Baptist
Proyecto Histórico Rev. John P. Feagins
This week, I deleted a Facebook account with nearly 900 “friends” that I had used for various purposes over the last ten years. A few months ago, learning of the intent of Elon Musk to purchase Twitter, I also deleted my (barely used) Twitter account. If you were one of those people on my friend […]
Last week, the United Methodist Church Commission on the General Conference announced the suspension of the 2020 General Conference, postponing it to 2024. Frustrated by the failed opportunity to pass legislation called “The Protocol,” conservative political groups announced the May 1, 2022 “launch” of the Alt-Methodist denomination “Global Methodist Church.” This action provides an opportunity […]
Rev. Feagins examines the values of wealth, health, happiness, and popularity in light of Jesus’ teaching in Luke 6:11-26 on the poor, the hungry, the grieving, and those persecuted for the sake of justice.
Luke 5:1-11 6 February 2022 In this sermon, Rev. Feagins explains providence in a general and special sense, while offering pastoral wisdom on seasons of scarcity and abundance.
A Loving People
Those of us in ministry are not free of the push and pull of anxiety about ourselves, our status, our power, our income, and our future. This anxiety is exacerbated when facing a crisis of denominational decline. In the movie Titanic, those in power are first to learn of the doom facing the ship, a […]
An Organized People Preached at La Trinidad UMC, San Antonio, TX 23 January 2022
A Gifted People: Understanding Personal Racism as a Theological Problem