These weeks from Easter to Pentecost memorialize the calling forth and sending out of Jesus' witnesses.
Years ago when my mother was quite ill, a friend copied a poem and surreptitiously slipped it into my Bible.
The journey from Epiphany to Lent brings us from the brightness of our dawning to the
bleakness of our sinfulness.
"How do you want to spend your life? We all know you can ruin it.
Our churches have attempted to corner the market on grace, to act as society's sole dispensers of salvation.
To be agents of the kingdom of God is a full-time occupation. It requires a whole-life commitment; it requires preparation and energy.
Faithfulness. For the unnamed "young girl" in the story of Naaman, it meant trusting in God’s healing power. For Amos, it was speaking truth when it would have been safer to keep quiet.
Genuine faith is never a private matter, something hidden away in ones mind and
A few years ago televangelist Robert Schuller proposed that we take another look at the meaning of Lent.
Just Who is Transformed?
Psalm 99; Exodus 34:29-35; 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2; Luke 9:28-43
Proper preparation for the incarnation does not include
counting down the remaining shopping days 'til Christmas.
Let’s get it straight: Living God’s way in the world is not for the faint-hearted.
"God’s saving justice is never served by human anger," points out James in his letter to Christians struggling against the power structures that threatened to consume the Christian Community.
Put God’s saving justice first, says Jesus (Matthew 6:33).