Genesis 1:1-2:3; Psalm 19:1-14; Matthew 6:25-34
Suggested Scripture Readings from We Make the Road by Walking by Brian McLaren
· This sermon marks the beginning of a series structured by and in conversation with We Make the Road by Walking by Brian McLaren.
· Aside from Jesus, the core message of belonging to each other was inspired by a comment made by a congregation member several years ago about Genesis 1 and the value of belonging. A radio interview with John A. Powell by Krista Tippett resurfaced that language and summoned this sermon as a response. Hear the whole interview with Powell here: http://bit.ly/1g95CEv
· For more on the refugee crisis in Europe visit: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/aug/10/10-truths-about-europes-refugee-crisis
· Language describing Jesus in the breach is a nod to Psalm 78 about Moses.