As members of what The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry refers to as ‘The Jesus Movement’, we have a tough act to follow. Jesus commands that we love one another, and to ‘turn the other cheek’ when assaulted. How do we do that in times of war and injustice? Perhaps we can reconcile these thoughts if […]
In the 25th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus relates the parable of the 10 Bridesmaids. Here, we’re reminded that a heart prepared for the Lord is also one prone to selfless acts, in the service of others. Nowhere is that better exemplified than spontaneous generosity in peace, or bravery in war.
Jesus’ ascension to the Father wasn’t a one-way journey; it came with the promise of a return.
During a past trip to Israel and Jerusalem, it seemed as though the holiness of the site was lost in the hustle, bustle and commercialization of the city. It wasn’t until the city was viewed from a distant vantage point that it became clear; it doesn’t matter if Jesus was born here or was buried […]
On Palm Sunday, we commemorate Christ’s triumphant entry to the city of Jerusalem. The crowds shouted adoration to him … but did they really know him? What did they expect from the Messiah? Let’s walk together. Let us live the scene as one of the crowd. Let us marvel in the realization of God’s demonstration […]