If we are not careful, we can build the saints up, so their faces glow and their feet barely touch the ground. We can forget that saints are ordinary.
It comes as no surprise that it is essential to take breaks. The breaks have to be long enough without becoming too long.
What we wear can have an effect on us. We clothe ourselves with compassion, so it can work its way inside of us.
It was our joy to welcome Rev. Sarah Lusche back “home” to Auburn. Having grown up in Auburn First Baptist Church, Sarah is co-pastor of Hyde Park Union Church in Chicago.
It is not an easy answer to life’s hardest questions, but it does answer one question. Where do we find our conviction and passion?
It is a really good question, but Jesus does not answer it. He asks the lawyer what he thinks.
We are making our way around the blind curves of life together! It is the ministry of presence because the love of God is embedded inside the love of neighbor.
The weathervane is in the shape of a grasshopper, and it has seen a great deal of history. It has always pointed towards the winds of freedom.
We see Jesus getting away, seeking the gift of silence. He even took Elijah’s advice, getting into a boat and going to the other side of the lake, where he met a man living in a cave.
One of the things that is most intriguing, most exciting, and most important about the Trinity is the idea of participation. We are invited to participate.