13 is only 12+1. It’s not 12 that’s the important number but the +1.
Today Youngest was confirmed, making a public profession of faith as he reaffirmed the baptismal covenant. This is my charge to the confirmands. Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, […]
This is an excerpt of a post from 2015 after the shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. It is timely for two reasons. First, Dylan Roof was convicted and sentenced […]
This Sunday is World Communion Sunday. On Sunday, in particular, the Christian Church celebrates our unity in Christ as represented in the Lord’s Supper. Congregations all over the world will celebrate […]
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 […]
So welcome each other, in the same way that Christ also welcomed you, for God’s glory. – Romans 15:7 (CEB) I’ll begin by saying that I am not qualified to […]
This is the second in a series of reflections on celebrating and living in this season of incarnation. Last week, I spent the night as a host at Divine Intervention, […]
This is the third in a series of reflections on John 1 (excerpted from a previous post). A man named John was sent from God. He came as a […]