There’s so much lying and prevarication in the world that acknowledged real, honest to goodness truth is really hard. Today, we try to rehabilitate the truth a bit by listening to the truth of Jesus’ words.
Practicality and belief might seem like opposing forces, but in our lives of faith they turn out to be unlikely allies.
In this first person account of Bartimaeus’s healing, we get into the mind and senses of the blind man — and after his healing we find that he discovers a second set of eyes.
Each moment of awakening to resurrection life begins with a little death. Let’s talk about three, each connecting to one of Jesus’ “Passion predictions.”
Near as I can tell, giving happens in five directions: up, in, over, back, and forward.
Underneath Jesus’ words about marriage, divorce, fidelity, and desire shimmers his dream for all creation: that nothing and no one ever need be alone.
The ministry intern at St. Mark’s preached yesterday, so I have no sermon to offer to the Internet this morning. Instead, I held on to the following for just such an occasion, and I am glad to share it today. In August, I attended a training event called Living in the Green up in Hartford. …
To be first you must be last of all and servant of all, says Jesus. Let go of relationships based on power and ambition and embrace relationships based on welcome and service.