Science and Religion

Scripture Text:  Psalm 8

I almost decided to preach a different sermon this morning, one dealing with the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. I’m sure I speak for all of us when I say that I am deeply disturbed by the racism, hatred and violence there, and the neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups that seem to be growing in numbers and boldness. I may eventually have to deal with that in a sermon, but for now, let me encourage all of us to make our voices heard on this matter in whatever peaceful and appropriate ways we can, like the young people who held a candlelight vigil Wednesday night in Charlottesville for Heather Hoyer, the young woman killed at the protest. In Germany, the Nazi’s were helped by the silence of timid and complacent people, who didn’t speak out against them. Let’s not make the same mistake in our time...Read full sermon here. (PDF)