Late Night Prayers of Fish and Snakes

Scripture: Luke 11:1-13 We hear familiar (and not so familiar) teaching from Jesus on prayer. So we ponder the nature of prayer, how prayers are answered, and how the practice of prayer transforms the one who prays. Download text here – 2019-07-28

Unfair Trade

Scriptures: Amos 8:1-7, Colossians 1:15-20 In the words of prophets, and in our everyday, we find systems and markets of injustice. In our conversations of sharing equality and equity for justice… we are reminded of the abundance of God’s gift to all life, that we might share abundantly. Download text here – 2019-07-21

Inn-keepers in Dangerous Times

Scripture: Luke 10:25-37 Jesus tells a parable about a very Good Samaritan. Can we respond as does a wise inn-keeper, accepting the gifts we have received, and directing them to the care of the wounded? Download text here – 07-15-2019

Crossing Change

Scripture: 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 Two prophets who have walked together, Elijah and Elisha, must part. Before they do, they take time to recognize the mentorship and guidance which has taken place, and seek a blessing. In changing times, we look for those who have mentored us, and how we may mentor others, acknowledge the fast … Read more

Wisdom at the Crossroads

Scripture: Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 We meet a woman called Wisdom, who tells a story of creation in the book of Proverbs. In her presence at the crossroads of life, and in the creation of all things, we are invited to become wise as well: delighting in creation and humanity. In a time when we are … Read more