Because God loves the world, this impossible world
Humans visit Hell all too frequently Continue reading
That’s why Palm Sunday–because to be fully human is to embrace the good, to feel and know suffering. I’m sure Jesus had to deal with anxiety and stress, I’m sure he had relationships that didn’t work out the way he wanted them to…I’m sure he saw people hurt and die who he cared about.
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A congregation came to Jesus and said, “Good teacher, what must we do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said, do the commandments. “Love and respect your neighbor. Have courage to do new things. Enter the world to support those in need. Gather as God’s family and honor everyone as human. Render to no one evil … Continue reading
I confess myself and seek God…because to me, they are the same thing…. Continue reading
There are very few pictures of Mary and Joseph that are not Joseph pulling Mary on the Donkey for Bethlehem. We aren’t there yet, though. Besides, they aren’t Even LOOKING at each other! But I can tell that Mary and Joseph aren’t really pictured before Jesus. Even though, they had some kind of relationship as … Continue reading
That might just be God tapping you on the shoulder. Continue reading
Because those are hope building practices, and this is how to defeat evil. This is how #hopewins, this is how we defeat #terrorism, not with weapons or policies, but with the refusal to live a life of fear. Continue reading
So does Reconciliation look like Germany taking in as many Syrian refugees as they can? For a nationality that bears the guilt of driving many (mostly Jews) from their homes as refugees in not just Germany but many countries. Reconciliation might look like this. France, who has experienced much political strife is also taking a … Continue reading
One of the most common themes in the Bible is the proclamation that EVERY knee shall bow to Jesus Christ. I like this because I feel it contains within it the POSSIBILITY for universal salvation. This is a tricky thing, because if Jesus is our only salvation, then its difficult then to go and state … Continue reading
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