Since it was late in the afternoon on Preparation Day, just before the Sabbath, Joseph from Arimathea dared to approach Pilate and ask for Jesus’ body. (Joseph was a prominent […]
Then those who went ahead and those who followed were shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the coming kingdom of […]
When Jesus met with the disciples on the night before he died, they also gathered around a table wearing the burden of discipleship. Just as Jesus shared our humanity with us, he also shared the burden of discipleship. On that night, he did invite the disciples to “Come and sit down for dinner.”
We will eat, drink, and be merry – convinced that nothing will ever be demanded of us. That we can stockpile all we need. That are big, full barns can make us safe. That power means more than well-being.
Yesterday’s suffering is still real and lasting even in the face of today’s miracle.
This Lenten communion liturgy is based on John 6. Just like the crowds, we want God’s love, the abundance of bread, healing from sickness, the peace of Christ. What we […]
For it is the God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face […]
Holy Spirit continue to sigh deeply on our behalf praying the words we do not have, and fill us with the breath of resurrected life.
But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for the LORD does not see […]