We see God’s fierce love for us through the prophetic imagination of Ezekiel and encounter the humanity of Christ as he weeps for his friend Lazarus. When have you experienced Christ in the world in new or surprising ways this week?
God blesses the small
Episcopal churches are small. But size is not what is important in God’s terms.
God in the Desert
God travels with us but it doesn’t mean that the path will always be easy or comfortable.
Go to be a blessing
When God calls Abram to leave his family and home and set out in faith God promises that Abram will be a blessing. God promises that when we set out in faith, leaving behind the familiar and comfortable, we too will be a blessing.
It is the distorted desire of humanity that separates us from God and one another: it is the desire of God that brings life and flourishing.
On Hubris, Humility and being Human
We mark ourselves with ashes as a reminder that we are human and the path to a deeper walk with God is through humility rather than hubris.
The Language of Love
Jesus doesn’t just tell us to love, or teach us to love, Jesus IS love. And we are God’s beloved, shining like suns.
Community and Compassion
Intention as well as actions matter in community life.
Fulfilling the Law – a Paradox
Jesus says not one little bit of the law may be ignored, but Paul said that we are no longer under the law. Who is right?
Getting Back to Jesus of Nazareth
Bishop Michael Curry has encouraged us to get back to Jesus of Nazareth to counter Christina Nationalism and other ideologies that conflate Christianity with political agendas. What could be more “Jesus of Nazareth” than the Beatitudes?