Can You See It?

October 25, 2016 @ 03:01 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"Write the vision and make it plain. That’s your job. How plain is the vision of God for our lives and how simple can we communicate it?"

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about turning worship into a rock opera and the homily she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, October 30. Join us in the East Village or online at www.MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM. 

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Make Some Noise

October 20, 2016 @ 10:18 am by Jim Kast-Keat

“What voices need to be heard that are not being paid attention to? What do the margins have to tell us about who God is? Because God is on the margins."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about Hispanic Heritage Month and the sermon she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, October 23. Join us in the East Village or online at www.MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM.

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A Movement for All Ages

October 11, 2016 @ 04:21 pm by Jim Kast-Keat


“Some people will say that the children are the future of the church. They’re not the future of the church; they are the present of the church! They are right here, right now."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jacqui Lewis talks with Jim Kast-Keat about Children’s Sabbath and the sermon he is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, October 16. Join us in the East Village or online at www.MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM. 

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Seek the Welfare of the City

October 6, 2016 @ 04:07 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

“God’s got something to say. And God wants you to say it."

In this episode of That'll Preach, Jim Kast-Keat talks with Rob Stephens about “Get Out and Vote!” Sunday and the sermon he is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, October 9. Join us in the East Village or online at www.MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM.

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Editorial Note: The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election is October 14, 2016. Here's how to vote in every state.

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Shelter

September 27, 2016 @ 03:48 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

“Communion provides a virtual space in which all of us are connected as we eat this meal together. It is a real virtuality."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about Worldwide Communion Sunday and the sermon she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, October 2. Join us in the East Village or online at MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM.

Welcome Home

September 22, 2016 @ 11:08 am by Jim Kast-Keat

“God loves us with a reckless abandonment. This God wants to throw parties for everyone."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about prophetic grief and the sermon she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, September 25. Join us in the East Village or online at MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM for our 2016 homecoming worship celebrations.

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Prophetic Grief

September 14, 2016 @ 12:01 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

“Prophetic grief is not pathetic grief."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about prophetic grief and the sermon series she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, September 18. Join us in the East Village or online at MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM for our month of homecoming worship celebrations.

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Lost and Found

September 9, 2016 @ 10:04 am by Jim Kast-Keat

"They say you walked around in the flesh and if that’s true then I guess you know how it feels. God I thank you for never giving up on me. You’re my joy and you’re my peace. And all my cares I will cast on thee. Never take your love away from me."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about the sermon series she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, September 11. Join us in the East Village or online at MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM for our month of homecoming worship celebrations.

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Five Preachers, One Table

September 2, 2016 @ 10:07 am by Jim Kast-Keat

“There is a humor and a playfulness that you can just see on a Sunday morning."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jacqui Lewis and Jim Kast-Keat talk with Christina Fleming, Lynn Min, and Rob Stephens on a staff retreat in upstate New York.

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Let's Play

August 26, 2016 @ 10:25 am by Jim Kast-Keat

"A sermon moves the human heart. It takes you to the heart of what matters in your life and in the world. A sermon is a space where your soul can be renewed."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Christina Fleming, the Director of Communication + Outreach at Middle Collegiate Church about her approach to writing and delivering a sermon.

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All Of The Feels

August 15, 2016 @ 01:47 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"Stories have a way of speaking to the unconscious. The best sermons come from being who you are."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Lynn Min, the associate minister for care and community about her approach to writing and delivering a sermon.

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A Shapeshifting Practice

August 11, 2016 @ 11:15 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"We are talking about this crazy, ancient, art, practice of preaching. It’s a shapeshifting practice, a reflection of God’s love for God’s people."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Rob Stephens, a freelance agitator-minister and the associate minister for justice and community organizing at Middle Collegiate Church. Jim and Rob talk about about Rob's approach to writing and delivering a sermon.

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When In Rome

June 30, 2016 @ 09:50 am by Jim Kast-Keat

“Read the Bible and let it wash in you like a good gin and tonic or a good lemonade. And just see what happens."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about the sermon series she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church this summer. Join us in the East Village or online at MiddleChurch.org every Sunday at 11:15 AM as we explore the book of Romans.

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Pride Sunday

June 20, 2016 @ 08:15 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"The freedom that we are set free for is to be the fullest and truest versions of who we are and who God is always making us to be."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about Pride Sunday at Middle Collegiate Church. This Sunday at Middle we welcome a guest preacher, Rev. Allyson Robinson, as she preachers a sermon titled “Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age.” Join us in the East Village or online at MiddleChurch.org at 11:15 AM on Sunday, June 26 for a fabulous Pride Sunday worship celebration.

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One

June 16, 2016 @ 12:25 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"My identity as a person of faith supersedes any other identity. We are one. I want the hermeneutic that Jesus offers us: love. Love is my starting line and love is my finish line." #LovePeriod

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about the sermon she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, June 19, 2016 for the third Sunday in Pride month.

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Seen, Known, Loved

June 7, 2016 @ 08:30 am by Jim Kast-Keat

"Jesus is a rule breaking rabble rousing son of a...God."

In this bonus episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Jacqui Lewis about her thoughts on the Luke 7:36-50, the lectionary passage for Sunday, June 12, 2016. After recording this episode we made a change to the preaching schedule, inviting Rev. Bob Chase, the director of Intersections International, to preach at Middle Collegiate Church as a part of our Pride Month preaching series. This conversation reflections the sermon Jacqui would have preached, offers a inspiring challenge to everyone, and provides an idea or two to other faith leaders preaching this text.

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Love, Not Fear

June 7, 2016 @ 08:29 am by Jim Kast-Keat

"It is important for us to be reminded of the challenge God puts before us to be instruments of grace and justice in this world. It is not just that we believe these things of love and justice for LGBTQ people. But we must believe them out loud."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jim Kast-Keat talks with Bob Chase about the sermon heis preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Rev. Bob Chase is the director of Intersections International. You can find out more about Intersections at www.Intersections.org and their work for LGBTQ justice at www.BelieveOutLoud.com.

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Made Whole

June 1, 2016 @ 04:29 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"Too often 'resurrection' means 'escape' and your 'good' spirit leaving the 'bad' flesh. I'm a big fan of leaning into your humanity to find something divine. Resurrection is not just an event that did or did not happen in history but it is an ongoing practice today."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jacqui Lewis talks with Jim Kast-Keat about the sermon heis preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, June 5, 2016.

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A Bold New Thing

May 24, 2016 @ 07:35 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"God isn’t necessarily going to take us from the desert to the mountain top. But God will give us streams or rivers in our desert."

In this episode of That'll Preach Jacqui Lewis talks with Christina Fleming about the sermon she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

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Embracing the Mystery

May 19, 2016 @ 02:46 pm by Jim Kast-Keat

"'Really God?' That is my prophetic prayer these days: 'Really God?!' And I think that is God's answer for me: 'peace.'"

In this episode of That'll Preach Jacqui Lewis talks with Lynn Min about the sermon she is preaching at Middle Collegiate Church on Sunday, May 2, 2016. At least she does until Jim Kast-Keat attempts to troubleshoot a problem with the audio recording. And sadly and ultimately fails. (Just listen to the podcast, he explains it all towards the end.)

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