Family praying together around table
As you enter this new year, maybe you wonder, "How do I live my faith more consistently?" The New Testament writer has simple, helpful advice for us.
Baptism can be a living reality for us and not a one-time affair. John welcomes us into the water and Jesus invites us into the kingdom of gracious tomorrows.
This is our gospel reading from the Gospel of Mark.
A major theme in the Bible is exile--we get lost. Thank goodness another theme is this: God knows how to lead us back home.
The disciples are unnerved by Jesus' announcement of his upcoming departure, yet Jesus trusts God's ability to work through them! Can we be so bold to trust God to work through us when we feel so underequipped?
Less than a week after the death of his son, Alex, Rev. William Sloane Coffin stood in the pulpit of Riverside Church in New York City and spoke beautiful truth to his congregants. May it offer support to all in need.
Less than a week after the death of his son, Alex, Rev. William Sloane Coffin stood in the pulpit of Riverside Church in New York City and spoke beautiful truth to his congregants. May it offer support to all in need.
God gives us minimum protection and maximum support. God is not a helicopter parent hovering above us like a force field. God is with us in the moment.
During my first semester of college, I took a speech and debate class. One day the […]
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The hardest seat to sit in in life is the passenger seat because it is there […]
A river winds its way through a forest
The story of Lazarus' resurrection shows us the power of God over death and foreshadows Christ's passion This is the gospel with the renewal of the whole world.
A woman drinking water from a water bottle.
We all have a well inside of us and it is there we meet the God of love and our thirst for God is quenched.
A bookshelf made in the shape of a tree.
Introduction David Dark, the author of Life’s too Short to Pretend You Aren’t Religious has a […]
Elijah and Moses join the disciples on the mountain and see Jesus in transfiguration. May we also see Christ as he truly is.
The divine nature of Christ is revealed to the disciples which invites us to wonder, “Do […]
Not even Jesus' ancestry was perfect. There are spotted leaves everywhere, but there is also abundant grace. Every family has a future with God.
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Baptism is a grace-infused sacrament in the life of the church that declares God's great commitment to us. Here, we consider why he was baptized and what baptism means for our faith today.