The Christian Gospel is a radical Good News–that this human condition of ours is NOT a doom or a fate or an inevitable or predetermined [outcome]. It is a brokenness that can be healed and it is a trap from which we can be extradited because God came into the world in the form of a human being whom himself experienced within his own heart a burning passion for God’s desiring, which empowered him to say No! to what the world would say is the norm and to say Yes! to new possibilities of human beings living together that had never been seen before.

Listen to the full sermon by The Rev. Martin L. Smith: