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 […]
The meal has been prepared and you are invited to come and take your place at the table.
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 […]