The Baptism of Jesus is my second favorite ‘theological passage.’ My first is John 1-18 (in the beginning was the … Continue reading Let’s Go Under the Hood: Who is this God we Worship
I have four favorite stories in Scripture David’s overcoming the all-powerful giant, Goliath, Jeremiah’s being called by the Lord as … Continue reading Why would The Son incarnate need to grow in wisdom?
So our reading from the Gospel of John this evening is one of the three chosen Gospel readings for Christmas … Continue reading And the Word was God
Last week we heard John the Baptist proclaiming the message he’d been given by God: prepare yourselves to receive the … Continue reading A Viper’s Humility in this Strange Land
Today we, along with most mainline Churches, are celebrating All Saints. As in year’s past, All Saints has traditionally been … Continue reading Catalysts for Christ: All Saints
What are we to make of these stories of seeming miracle that we hear about in our reading from Job … Continue reading No one is good but God: Faith and Reward
Last week we heard Job’s great lament to God: Lord where are you? Let me come into your dwelling place … Continue reading On Humility: where were you when I laid the Foundations?
Have you ever been in a situation where you felt so overwhelmed with grief that it felt as if time … Continue reading Forsaken: The Agony of Loss
I don’t know about you, but I for one am constantly worried about something. And if I’m not worried about … Continue reading Missing Grace in the Midst of your Worry
Our gospel passage from Mark this morning seems to go all over the place in terms of direction. At the … Continue reading On being salt for these little ones