Sharing God’s Soul
Homily for the Day of Judgement
Margaret D. McGee
It was with no joy that I saw I had been assigned to preach on the last Sunday before Advent. I actively disliked the assigned gospel lesson, a depiction of the Day of Judgement in which the good sheep are separated from the bad goats.
And if I didn’t want to preach about heaven and hell, my main alternative would be to wrestle with the day’s theme of “Christ the King,” another religious metaphor that doesn’t do much for me.
So I ended up sticking with the sheep and the goats. [Read more…]