Someone very dear to me said congregations of faithful people are like a river, constantly moving through the terrain of life. Pastors are called to swim with them for a little while. Recently, my church family invited me to swim along with them for a just a little while. As their associate pastor, I’ve decided to
Welcome to the fifth post in my series, Lent, In Other Words. I’m glad you’re here! This week’s reflection is inspired by John 11:1-44, and the word is unbound. Our church is doing interactive prayer stations during Lent. Each week the congregation is invited to pray using the elements thoughtfully displayed at the stations. The
Thanks for checking in, I’m glad you’re here! The following reflection is the fifth in a Lent series called Lent, In Other Words. This week’s word is hope, inspired by the Gospel reading in John 9:1-41 from the lectionary. The story of the blind man who receives his sight is a good one as far as stories go.
Welcome to the third reflection in the Lent devotional series entitled, Lent, In Other Words. This week’s word is inspire. Air and water are essential elements for survival. These truths are self-evident but if you need proof, science teaches us that on average a person can survive for only three minutes without air and three