So when the king’s order and his edict were proclaimed, and when many young women were gathered in the citadel of Susa in custody of Hegai, Esther also was taken […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
A Prayer of Adoration and Confession from Ephesians 4:1-6 Jesus, our Rock and our Refuge, we come to you in prayer. As the many members of your Body, we bring […]
“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its saltiness, how will it become salty again? It’s good for nothing except to be thrown away and trampled […]
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 […]
The incarnation is an act of God’s deep compassion.
For many people, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday: lots of good food, family – and no presents. Or least, not until Friday. It’s almost like Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday in […]