Epiphany, White Privilege, & Dignity

2015-01-04 Sermon on John 1:10-18

Happy Epiphany! In case you didn’t know, epiphany means something like “making clear upon us”. In other words, making that little invisible light bulb go *plink* over our heads (hold light bulb over head – and the angels sang!). It’s like discovering that something totally unexpected is actually true, or becomes clear. Which is good, because today’s gospel reading is pretty unexpected if you think about it. Stars and weird magicians and kings afraid of babies, and virgin birth. Someone should make a movie, right (!)? But if we know a little of the context, some pretty unexpected things become clear upon us, so let’s jump in.

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