The Thirsty King

Scripture: Matthew 25:31-46Jesus invites us to find the very presence of God in the face of the thirsty and hungry… and hence, into building God’s coming reign through “the next right thing.”

The Work that Works On Us

Scripture: Amos 5:18-24The prophet Amos challenges us to ask, what is changed in our worship? If we are not changed, are not invited to live out God’s justice, is it worship? How does that justice which rolls down like waters shape and reshape us through all the years?

Saints, Blessed and Broken

Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12As Jesus declares blessing over categories of folk who have known sorrow and challenge, we see in the saints of our lives the gift of those who find in their own pain or grief the calling to deeper love, connection, and hope.

The Mirror: Beyond the Frame

Scripture: Matthew 22:34-46In the wake of the recent shooting in Maine, we struggle with how to remember what is core to our experience and our purpose, so we return to Jesus’s Greatest Commandment(s). As we seek to more fully love God and love our neighbor as ourselves, how are we also being challenged to love … Read more