Psalm 148 doesn’t exclude any part of the created world. Animals, Plants, Stars, Planets, Insects, Land: we’re all just praising the Lord together. And since we’re in the same worshiping community, let’s take care of each other, OK? (Climate change is real. And we can do something about it.)
James and John asked Jesus if they could rule with him in the new kingdom (Mark 10:35-45). Pastor Carmen’s sermon offered the practice of confession, “acknowledging truth together,” as way to true servanthood and greatness.