February 6, 2022 – “Gettin’ Into Good Trouble”

“When the festival was ended and they started to return, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but his parents did not know it….”

On one hand, Jesus is just being perfectly developmentally-appropriate in his rebelliousness. On the other hand, this story is written to show us how to truly follow God in ways that are rebellious and counter-cultural to the oppressive and violent systems of our world.

Listen as Pastor Melanie Vaughn-West asks: How do we develop an ear for listening and following God above all else, so that we become rebels for a non-violent, non-hierarchical, just, and equitable world for all of creation?