I’m preaching this Sunday. This Sunday’s texts from 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Galatians 5:1, 13-25; and, Luke 9:51-62 bring up images of call, service, and freedom. And the Soup Dragons (kind of). And Monty Python. And some personal wrestling about taking leave from my ministry here a two months ago to say goodbye to myContinue reading “Let this sermon bury the dead (or something like that)”
I’ve been running lately. In my deployed setting I have both time and opportunity for fitness. In fact, fitness is part of my responsibility as a Soldier. But I realized early during the deployment that these months overseas are the best chance I will have to get into the best running shape of my adultContinue reading “Been Running Lately”
It’s ok to be weary tired exhausted spent worn out doneit doesn’t feel ok, of course, to be weary. I know it doesn’t feel ok, and so does your co-worker, neighbor, and friend. Your boss knows too, but probably won’t let on. Work needs to get done, of course. You see, we all know it,Continue reading “It’s ok to be weary”
Listening is love. And love is the heartbeat of Christian faith.
When we believe and when we don’t believe, grace shows up.