What happens when the body of Christ disagrees about celebrating the Lord’s Supper during quarantine? … More Should Christians Take Communion Virtually?
Daryl and I have been praying together quite a bit lately. It’s not rare for us to pray with one another (we are pastors, after all), but in these days it’s had an added air of urgency. There’s a lot going on out there, friends. I get daily videos from a dear friend who’s locked … More Lord, strengthen our weak knees
Daryl got on a plane yesterday. He’s headed to a conference in Chicago, one for pastors with PhDs (which I sometimes call his annual nerd-pile, but then again, “nerd” is a compliment in our house). He goes each year and we always miss him but love all the stories and energy he brings back. We … More Life in the Age of Coronavirus
I felt exhaustion and relief that the process was over, and terror that it had just begun. * An Advent Reflection on birth by Bethany Beams … More Birth * An Advent Reflection
What do the GOOD paper towels have to do with the love of God? Turns out, a whole lot. * An Advent reflection on gifts by Bethany Erickson … More Gift * An Advent Reflection
Healing * An Advent Reflection by Sarah Sanderson “For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations: a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.” …Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother, “…And a sword will pierce your … More Healing * An Advent Reflection
Peace * An Advent reflection by Chara Donahue “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? I will come again and will take you … More Peace * An Advent Reflection
“He ran that we might run.” * An Advent reflection on perseverance by Alicia Akins … More Perseverance * An Advent Reflection
“I have spent countless nights lying awake.” * An Advent Reflection on darkness by Moriah Conant … More Darkness * An Advent Reflection
Can we bear the passage from familiar to foreign?
An Advent reflection on journey by Bethany Rydmark. … More Journey * An Advent Reflection