Black Lives Matter

August 2020

Revolution? Transformation~ Romans 12: 1-5

By |2020-09-02T21:14:08-07:00August 23rd, 2020|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley August 23, 2020 The words we use in our political discourse have implications in our religious life and the words we use in our religious life have political impact. According to our Constitution, the government cannot act on behalf on any one religion. It cannot support one church, faith, or [...]

June 2020

I Can’t Breathe~Genesis 1: 26-27 2: 4-7

By |2020-06-18T19:30:36-07:00June 7th, 2020|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley June 7, 2020 This week has been exhausting. Around the world, people have been protesting. Two of our youth organized the three Carlsbad protests this weekend. We are so proud. Being black in America is stressful. As our passage tells us breath is life. God breathed into a lump of [...]

Cannon Park

By |2020-06-09T21:16:37-07:00June 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley on June 5, 2020 This is the audio of Rev. Shockley's speech during a Black Lives Matter protest in Carlsbad.  It took 8 minutes and 46 seconds for George Floyd to die. Why does this keep happening? Over the past 400 years, we had many opportunities to make a choice. [...]

February 2017

Saving the Soul…of America

By |2017-04-09T10:14:16-07:00February 5th, 2017|sermons|

February is the beginning of Black History Month. Over the course of this month, we will explore the contributions of Blacks to our religious life. These contributions take many forms; breaching, biblical scholarship, liturgy, music, and social and spiritual transformation (now known as social justice).

July 2016

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