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MCCDC: A Generous Home of Many Rooms

“In God’s house there are many rooms.” ~Jesus (John 14:2) We have something in common with the early followers of Jesus: we live in troubled and troubling times. It is easy to wake up with trouble on our minds. Melody Beattie says, “There is an important message for us first thing every day.” I agree.…

MCCDC: Trans Visibility is a Spiritual Directive

“There’s power in naming yourself, in proclaiming to the world that this is who you are. Wielding this power is often a difficult step for many transgender people because it’s also a very visible one.” ~Janet Mock Who is visible and who is not? That’s one question from this Sunday’s text from Luke 16: 19-31.…

MCCDC: THOUGHTS FROM OUR REVIVALISTS

AS Rev. Dwayne said on September 1st, “Relationships matter.” It is because of relationships that Cassandra and I are excited to be ministering with and to you this weekend. Dwayne and I go back almost 25 years. I was his Administrative Assistant for ten years when he was pastor at Resurrection MCC in Houston. Working…

MCCDC: Relationships Require Giving Our All. Really?

“The life of faith is not a weekend hobby or a vacation destination. It’s a full soul, full body, full mind endeavor that requires renunciation. And surrender. And a reordering of our identities, our priorities, and our proclivities.” ~Debi Thomas, alt. I’ll be honest right up front. I’m struggling with the scripture for this Sunday:…