Jesus, God in the flesh, shows up. He joins Mary and Martha mourning the death of a brother they have loved, and Jesus cries with them. I don’t know about you, but that is a God I can believe in: one who shows up alongside us, becomes present to us, is in it with us. The God we worship is a God who shows up. … More All Saints Sunday: Jesus Shows Up
Sometimes it’s only in letting go and making a radical break with the past that we can experience a reorientation that points us to new and abundant life. … More What Do You Have to Lose?
We who confess Jesus is the Messiah are called to follow him in practicing love that leads even to the cross, where hate is destroyed once and for all and we discover new life. … More Who Do You Say That I Am?
So you don’t know how to explain the mechanics of Christ’s death and resurrection. Maybe you need different language for talking about dying and rising to new life. … More The Language of Death and Resurrection
The gift of mortality is the stripping away of our our imagined self-sufficiency as we ultimately release ourselves into the eternal care of a loving God. … More Part of Something Bigger than Ourselves