Scripture: Romans 5:12-19As we begin in Lent to retell the story of how Christ’s love reaches beyond those walls we have created between ourselves and God, we begin with Paul’s retelling of Genesis, through which the church has often viewed sin. How can we retell this ancient story of how “things fall apart” in a … Read more
Scripture: Matthew 17:1-9The story of Jesus’s transfiguration invites us to know that in Christ God has come not to glory in dazzling visions, but to touch us, our lives, and our pain.
Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:15-20God presents the people of Israel with a choice: to walk in paths of life, or paths of death. Yet, many times we shrink back from choosing… why? How does God’s grace allow us to be brave and choose to walk towards life, even when we miss a step?
Scripture: Matthew 5:13-20The Sermon on the Mount continues with a challenge to those who try to follow Jesus: be in the world, but change it, rather than being changed by it. When we sometimes feel small in the face of the sorrows of the world, is there encouragement for us in finding ourselves to be … Read more