“There is still a stigma about dealing with mental illness publicly. Shame and stigma keep us from dealing with mental or emotional brokenness.”
Note from the Editor: As we prepare to honor All Saints’ Day, enjoy this sermon from Rev. Omar Rikabi, Senior Pastor of First United Methodist…
Note from the Editor: Enjoy this...fascinating sermon from Rev. Omar Al-Rikabi. In a first for Wesleyan Accent, we recommend listening for ages 13 and…
This weekend's featured sermon is by Rev. Omar Rikabi, an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.
Death is not what God intended.
If you’ve ever been caught by surprise mid-Creed by the inclusion of the mysterious affirmation, we encourage you to listen this sermon preached at FUMC Heath by Rev. Omar Rikabi.
God, we confess that we have left to the government the work of the church.
In the light of this interview, what is the witness of your local church?
Take down one giant, there is another one waiting – but this is not about you…
Christmas reminds us God is redeeming all our little human stories into his great divine story through Jesus Christ. This is the good news of the Gospel. The nature of Jesus’s incarnation—God becoming human to be in relationship with each of us—puts us face to face with real people with real stories. When we choose to distort, ignore, or not enter into another’s story, we deny the incarnation and change what is happening.