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Do You Wanna Dance?

The Rev. Zach Sasser 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19Ephesians 1:3-14Mark 6:14-29
“There are only two types of people. Those who dance, and those who do not.” At least that is according to Drax, a character in the illustrious movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, vol 1. This does not stop Peter Quill – a man abducted from earth at age 10 whose only cultural references are from the 1980’s – from attempting to get his beloved to dance with him by telling her about one of Earth’s greatest heroes, Kevin Bacon.
He was, of course referring to the movie Footloose, in which Bacon’s character challenged a town council to repeal a local ordinance prohibiting dancing with the following argument:
“From the oldest of times, people danced for a number of reasons. They danced in prayer or so that their crops would be plentiful or so their hunt would be good. And they danced to stay physically fit and show their community spirit. And they danced to celebrate. And that, that is the dancing that we’re talking about. Are…

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