Manifesting the Spirit Among Us

Sermon by Rev. Todd Weir January 24, 2016 I Corinthians 12:1-11 Marketing data increasingly shapes our lives, as every mouse click, google search and Amazon purchase is analyzed somewhere in a big supercomputer.  Jeanne and I spent time over the weekend finding a hotel room in Newport for my son’s wedding in September, and now when I read the news online, the side advertisement says, “Best Room Rates in Newport.”  I check the movie times, and suddenly they start appearing on Facebook.  For some reason Facebook also thinks I would be interested in Kate Middleton’s wardrobe malfunctions.  (She seems like a very attractive young woman, but she needs to stop stalking me on Facebook, or I’m writing a letter to the Queen.) As a pastor I get a lot of posts like “Text in Church” Visitor systems, make [...]