Act Like Men

Act Like Men

“Act like men.” Fewer three-word sentences in the Bible can generate more discussion and debate than this sentence can. Do these words mean we should yell, grunt, and beat our chests? To oppress women or see them as inferior to men? Who are we to assert that there is...
Vulnerability

Vulnerability

Matthew 22:37-40  And He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’  This is the great and foremost commandment.   The second is like it, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’   On these...
Help Wanted

Help Wanted

If you have gone into a restaurant or waited in line at the post office lately, you may have noticed that there are significant staffing shortages. Some restaurants have gone so far as to offer people $50 simply to apply for a job. There is great demand for good...
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...