Ordinary Time

Yet

Readings from Scripture (CEB) 1 Samuel 3 Now the boy Samuel was serving the Lord under Eli. The Lord’s word was rare at that time, and visions weren’t widely known. 2 One day Eli, whose eyes had grown so weak he was unable to see, was lying down in his room. 3 God’s lamp hadn’t gone out yet, and Samuel was lying…

Feb. 11, 2018 – Transfiguring

As we’ve followed Jesus, from the edge of the baptismal waters, to the deep waters of faith-in-action in homes and synagogues, one thing has become clear.  Following Jesus means that faith will lead us out of our comfort zones.  And just before Jesus leads his followers up the mountaintop, this uncomfortable scene plays out, as…

Covenanting with our Teachers

Words matter, what you say, how you say it, who you say it to – words have the power to build up and to break down, they have the ability to create or destroy, words can help in a situation or thwart a project, they can be used to include or exclude, pull people together or scatter them into different camps. Words can praise, encourage, they can be healing, loving, giving, nurturing, and comforting.