Scripture: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8The prophet Isaiah envisions a restored community of worship that includes people of all nations, welcoming all into common prayer. How are we called to find new languages of prayer and belonging which respect the created dignity of people of diverse faiths, or no faith, in a changing world?
Scripture: Romans 10:5-15The letter to the Romans wonders at how Christ is best proclaimed and understood. Today, we might wonder… are there better ways than words?
Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21As Jesus is found in the midst of hungry people in the wilderness. Like his followers, we may be tempted to use scarcity as a reason to break community… but instead… Jesus breaks bread. How can we join him?
Scripture: Romans 8:26-39As the Apostle Paul assures the church in Rome that our prayers are received and woven into God’s hope for good, we wonder a bit about how prayer works… for others we pray for, and for ourselves. And we sit with the quiet of prayers that feel unanswered, and the hope that may … Read more
Scripture: Matthew 10:24-39Jesus warns his disciples of some of the costs of following him. Along the way, he sounds unkind to family, but he may be inviting us to see all those—related and unrelated—who nurture and nourish God’s call to us, and encourage us to risk ourselves in the struggle for a more just world.