A postcard from the 9th Sunday after Pentecost 07/25/21 We can never know the limits of the love in which we are rooted. Love is the basis for life. As Christians, we are completely dependent on the love of God, and this love surpasses all our knowledge. [Ephesians 3:14-21] This is one of those Sundays … Continue reading Rooted in love
A postcard from the 8th Sunday after Pentecost 07/18/21 We are reconciled now. The mission of the church, according to the Catechism in the Book of Common Prayer, is “to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ.” All the members of the Church are to pursue this mission through our … Continue reading Brought near
A postcard from the 7th Sunday after Pentecost 07/11/21 God has a plan. The 7th Sunday after Pentecost begins seven weeks of reading through Ephesians. While the letter claims to be from Paul, marked differences in style, phrasing, and viewpoint lead most scholars to believe that it was written by a disciple of Paul. This … Continue reading Crowded Tables
A postcard from the 6th Sunday after Pentecost 07/04/21 How do we tell our story? The 6th Sunday after Pentecost fell on July 4th. As we celebrated the beginning of the “American Dream,” we heard the story of David becoming the king of all of Israel. [2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10] This moment is the pinnacle … Continue reading God at Work: God Unites
A postcard from the 5th Sunday after Pentecost 6/27/21 Salvation out of the depths Grief is a thin place. It is an uncomfortable place that in our modern age we are quick to get through. But I think grief is something not to be rushed. In our grief we experience the limits of human power … Continue reading God at Work: God Saves
A postcard from the 4th Sunday after Pentecost 6/20/21 When God leads A lot of folks in the church are wrestling with what the post-pandemic church will look like. There is a general agreement that it will be different than what came before, but then there is little agreement on what exactly that will look … Continue reading God at Work: God Leads
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