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Snakes and Doves

June 14, 2020
Jesus said, "See, I am sending you out like sheep into the midst of wolves; so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.” What does that mean?

Breath and Fire

May 31, 2020
The Holy Spirit is still speaking. The Spirit is still uttering God’s life-giving, death-defying word. The question is: are we listening?

Breath and Fire

May 31, 2020
"The Holy spirit is still speaking. The Spirit is still uttering God's life-giving, death-defying word. The question is: are we listening?"
when our anger is the result of a bruised ego, we should find ways of managing it because, when acted upon, it can be harmful to others and spiritually toxic for ourselves. But when our anger is a consequence of love for neighbor or for ourselves, then it can be “fuel” for living faithfully as God’s people.
The Bible is full of lament, which is the practice of naming the experience of suffering and crying out to God about it. Grief and lament, these things go together. One is the weight we feel; the other is our attempt to express it.

Give it a rest

April 26, 2020
Sabbath and jubilee are gifts God has given us for the proper balance and flourishing of the whole creation. In our time, doing less and consuming less are ways we put these ancient concepts of sabbath and jubilee into practice.

Not a normal Easter

April 12, 2020
It’s true, this isn’t a normal Easter, but maybe that’s the point. Because what the empty tomb promises us is something more meaningful, more hopeful, and more enduring than mere normal.

Hear the Hosannas

April 5, 2020
Jesus, who in just a few verses turns the tables over in the temple and provokes the wrath of both church and state, flips over our ideas of power, what it looks like, and who has it.

Revealed by the Light

March 22, 2020
This pandemic and all that comes with it is bringing into full view things we’d rather not see. And yet it also revealing generosity, compassion, stamina, resourcefulness, and creativity!

God Don’t Never Change

March 8, 2020
However threatening the road that lies ahead appears, our calling is to hold on to the One who “don’t never change,” the One who “neither slumbers nor sleeps.”