What is truth? – A sermon for Reign of Christ Sunday

John 18:33-38a

“What is truth?” Pilate asks of Jesus.  What is truth?

This question struck me this week as I, like so many others, have been
watching the world news unfold in the wake of the attacks in Paris, as a public debate is taking place about what the “true” Christian response is to a Syrian refugee crisis, as violence continues to break out around the globe and still it seems that light-skinned people are mourned more 22654306929_5a32b321cadeeply and more publicly than dark-skinned people..  “What is truth?” I’ve wondered as protesters have been gathering in front of a Minneapolis
North Side police precinct office demanding answers to questions surrounding the death of Jamar Clark who was shot by police a week ago. Not just “what is ‘the’ truth?” but what is truth when there are so many people and perspectives and experiences involved.  “What is truth?”
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