Mountain Top Moments

“I’m looking for ordinary mysticism.

Those moments when you’re at the beach and the ocean is exactly the right blue. Or that beautiful evening with the person you love. What do those mountain top moments tell us about God? Can we take those in? Can we hang on to them? “

In this week’s That'll Preach, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis reflects on Mark 9.2-9, the Transfiguration, and on the ‘mountain top moments’ of our everyday lives.

No Ways Tired

"[We] all just need a little reminder that, in these tumultuous times, good people still rise up together. All the time. They find neighbors to march with. They take care of the lost and lonely. Time and time again.”

In this week's That'll Preach, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis reflects on Isaiah 40.21–31, on leaning into God to finding renewed strength and hope.

The Stuff of God's Dream

"We who are human, who imagine our God of love and justice, are brokenhearted... And we must ask ourselves, why aren't we the people to whom God is giving a dream for a just and whole word?"

In this week's That'll Preach, the Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis reflects on past movements and past inspirations, but also shares her hopes for the future, and the roles we all have to play in fulfilling God's dream.

As for the Least of These...

"This text is a call to action. For anyone who calls themselves a person of faith -- and even a person of no faith but just to be woke -- feed the hungry, give water to the thirsty, welcome a stranger, visit those who are sick or imprisoned." 

In this week's That'll Preach, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis reflects on Matthew 25.31-46, the parable of the Sheep and the Goats and on the Last Judgment.

A False God

"We just have to wake up to the real God, which is love. Even an atheist can do love right? That God can be anyone's God. But we got hijacked by another God... fear."

In this week's That'll Preach, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis reflects on Joshua 24.1—15, the renewal of the covenant with God in Israel, particularly poignant in these days.

Revolutionary Love

"Are we loving our neighbor when we deny them healthcare? Can we be loving our neighbor when there's a giant wealth gap between white folks and black folks?" 

In this week's That'll Preach, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis speaks on Matthew 22.33—40, when Jesus reflects on the Greatest Commandment: to love God and to love your neighbor.