Sermon for January 17, 2021 +++++++ Years ago a member of the congregation was disgusted with a sermon I delivered. Her disgust focused on one word I said: prostitute. It is truly a troubling word. What comes to mind is a wholly unholy industry that makes money with pornography, sexual trafficking, and other activities usually at the expense of the suffering and degradation of women. I cannot remember why I used the word ‘prostitute’ in that sermon, but it could be I was saying if Jesus encountered a prostitute, he would......