If we listen closely to Jesus, we find that it’s gentleness and humility, and not brute strength, that allow us to lay our heavy burdens down.
The Lord Is My Shepherd: Being the Sheep
Choosing to be a sheep is an admission that I’m not perfect in any way.
I’m for Peace
To live in God’s peace, shalom, is to live with generosity, humility, justice, and mercy. It is a recognition that we constantly need God to deliver us from the lies and dishonesty around us — and in us.
potential | an open letter to my sons
Hopefully, I’ve said these things to you before, but it seems like it is important to say them again.
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:...
Willing to be Uncomfortable
Do not seek your own advantage, but that of the other. – 1 Corinthians 10:24 (NRSV) In May, I participated in one of the Faith and Poverty Forums sponsored by the Wisconsin Council of Churches. The information was excellent, and...