Finding Hope and Right Relationship: A Climate-Change Sermon on the Conversion of St. Paul

Today, January 25, 2019, is the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul. ECN’s editor, the Rev. Deacon Nathan Empsall, preached a version of the following sermon this morning at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, linking Paul's road to Damascus with climate science, Connecticut’s recent ice storm, and the much-beloved hymn “I the Lord of... Continue Reading →


The Stones Are Crying Out: A Four-Minute Seminary Sermon on Climate Change

Episcopal Climate News is edited by the Rev. Nathan Empsall, an Episcopal deacon and current seminarian. In my preaching course at Yale Divinity School, we were required this week to write and deliver a brief "prophetic oracle" -- a short passage (or oracle) focused on judgement, lamentation, and/or hope, in the style of the Old... Continue Reading →

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