Some friends of mine sent me an invitation to join them in prayer at noon from wherever each of us is, each day of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, for 5 minutes — or longer and more often if you can. Actually these friends of mine don’t use the language of “prayer”. Rather […]
How (not) to Read Scripture
This post is by a friend of mine from seminary. I find it interesting and worthy of discussing and thought you might too. -Joe 10 Guidelines for How to Read the Bible The Bible is essential to the Christian faith. Some read it literally, some don’t, and there is a never ending discussion over the […]
A New Way of Nonviolent Love and Freedom
As we watch Tropical Storm Isaac move through Haiti and other areas south of us, we pray for those being hit by the storm. May they find courage and strength to face this difficulty and may we, in generosity, open our hearts and wallets to them in the time of recovery. Tomorrow at our worship […]
Crucify him! Crucify him!
I live a broken life. I am not perfect. I am not the ideal Christian. I always thought that the person giving the sermon on a Sunday morning was just the opposite, perfect in all their Christian ways. They always talked about us lay people being “sinful” or told a traumatic story about their past, […]