Giving thanks is the antidote to worry. Maybe learning to give thanks for our many blessings today can teach us to trust that more blessings lie ahead. … More Worry and Gratitude
New life is not something that lies off in the distant future; it’s available to us now. Even when it feels as though the whole world is under death’s grip, Jesus offers resurrection, today. … More All Saints Sunday: Death Does Not Have the Final Word
Jesus asks us to consider how wealth keeps us disconnected from others and limits our empathy, how it causes us to turn in on ourselves and overlook the plight of our neighbor. What Jesus is calling for is a re-orientation that will be difficult and painful to endure. … More Monopoly, Wealth, and the Corrosion of Our Humanity
Called out on his closed-mindedness and challenged to reconsider his purpose, Jesus is persuaded to adopt a bigger vision for mission that embraces outsiders, strangers, and even enemies. … More Be Opened
When we are so certain we know how God works, we miss what God’s actually up to right before our eyes. We need God to break us out of our tired old ways of thinking and seeing. … More Do You See What God’s Up To?