In the depths of depression, my mind must fight against my own mind. I must continually remind myself that God is good; God is near; God loves me.
Salt and Light :: Communion Liturgy
You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world. These are holy statements. And they are impossible statements. But when faced with the impossible, Jesus reminds us that in him, all things are possible.
What Does the Lord Require? :: Prayers of the People
Last week's lectionary brought us both the Beatitudes and Micah 6:6-8. Since I preached on the Beatitudes, I chose to pray Micah 6 (my prayer based on the Beatitudes is here). As someone said in Bible study last week:...
What Love Says and Does
But as a Christian, all of these choices are under the lordship of Jesus Christ. I have freely surrendered my words and actions and allowed them to be captive to Jesus.
Praying the Beatitudes
Prayers of the People from Sunday worship: Lord, we gather in your presence just as the multitudes did so many years ago on a hill in Galilee. We gather not only to hear your word to us but also to...