Maundy Thursday & The Marketplace

Maundy Thursday & The Marketplace

The marketplace is always buzzing with activity. It can push us to feel hurried and anxious. It can tempt us to start setting priorities in line with its prevailing values of profit and loss. With these pressures, especially in the past year, we could let them dictate...
God Made Us for Community, Not Just Efficiency

God Made Us for Community, Not Just Efficiency

COVID has accelerated a lot of conversations about how and where we do our work. Since it has been required for many, one of those conversations is working from home vs the office. It absolutely might be more efficient. Whether it is or not may very much depend on the...
Do Not Fear. Only Believe.

Do Not Fear. Only Believe.

Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing Jesus, he fell at his feet and implored him earnestly, saying, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well and live.” And he went...
We Don’t Suffer Alone

We Don’t Suffer Alone

Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word. You are good and do good; teach me your statutes. It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes. The law of your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces....
COVID Proofing Your Hope

COVID Proofing Your Hope

What a year we have had. We have run out of adjectives to describe the situation which the pandemic and shutdown have produced. Virtually every aspect of our lives has been touched in this season. There are concerns about health and fears about death.  Concerns about...