Easter 5

There is a wonderful story floating around Facebook. It’s a video put together of a young man and Pope Francis.   Children in a rough part of Rome had been taking catechism classes.  They were learning about the bible, theology, and mission.   Sometimes when we do this, hard questions get stirred up in us.  ... Continue Reading →

Easter Morning

Here we are on Easter morning. Like those women at the tomb, this morning makes my voice catch and leaves my tongue slack in my mouth. For centuries preachers across our faith have been left with the task of preaching resurrection This is a morning that is at the periphery of explanation. We cannot quite... Continue Reading →

Ash Wednesday

Ashes have been used as a symbol for repentance long before the church adopted the practice to start Lent and long before Christ spent forty years in the dessert.   Prophets, kings, and indeed whole communities use the symbol in the Old Testament to denote sorrow and supplication for forgiveness.   In Christianity, the practice... Continue Reading →

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