Rise! A Sermon

By Beth Malena

Watch Beth Malena's Sunday morning sermon from the Ontario Generous Space retreat last month!

"Instead of sucking up to the other rabbis and powerful people, playing their games, Jesus called them whitewashed tombs. Vipers. He called them to give up their pretenses, their need to be first and best."


Beth Malena works with the Toronto-based ministry New Direction, where she offers pastoral care and facilitates connections and understanding between LGBT Christians, their families, and their churches. She is also an Oriented to Love alumnus. This sermon originally appeared on the New Direction website, and appears here by kind permission of the author.

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