Colossians 3:1-4 and Matthew 28:1-10 for Easter
1 Peter 1:3-9, Psalm 16, John 20:19-31 for April 23
The poem I read by Iain Cowie on Easter comes from the book Eggs and Ashes by Ruth Burgess published by Wild Goose Publications, part of the Iona family. HERE is the reference and link to order.
Psalm 126, Revelation 1:9-19; 19:11-16; 21:1-8; 22:16-21, Matthew 28:16-20
Suggested scripture readings are drawn from the alternative lectionary outlined in Brian McLaren's We Make the Road by Walking (reference and public library). The Matthew text is an addition.
In the sermon, I land on the idea of "change of position" as a bodily discipline of justice and healthy disruption to our spiritual and public lives. While that's the point of the incarnation, that phrase is rooted in the work of Rev. William Barbour. The following video is his sermon at Wild Goose, 2014 where I first encountered him and his amazing liberation theology. Please watch...totally life changing experience. Nothing I say even approaches his power: