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Jesus says, “Eat Your Broccoli”

March 2nd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City

Will Willimon, the Methodist Bishop of North Alabama, likes to say that it is our sacred responsibility, as people of faith, “to work with whomever Jesus drags to church.” Recently, I used this quotation in a sermon.  After the service a young man came up to me and said, “Sir, that wasn’t Jesus.  That was […]

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