Author: Sarah Bereza

Sarah Bereza is the Minister of Music at the First Congregational Church of St. Louis (UCC). She holds a PhD from Duke University and produces a website with resources for church staff, as well as the podcasts Called: At the Intersection of Life and Ministry and Music and the Church.

Review: Preaching in the Purple Zone: Ministry in the Red-Blue Divide. by Leah D. Schade.

9 [1] Good morning congregation, let’s talk about women’s reproductive rights! Or maybe gun control? How about immigration?   [2] If a sermon or adult forum on these topics doesn’t elicit some nervousness for you as a pastor or layperson, I bet you can think of several other topics that would be controversial—and likely divisive—in […]