3 Easter 2021

Based upon some questions that came up during our Wednesday book study concerning the Trinity and given that today’s gospel story is focused on Christ’s Resurrection and the commissioning of the disciples to tell the story of Jesus’ life to all nations, a commissioning we as the extension of Christ own body have received ourselves,Continue reading “3 Easter 2021”

5 Lent 2021

Wednesday night, during our CS Lewis study, we talked about “tokens” or symbols and some ways we use them and how powerful they can be.  I was in Food Lion the other day and the man behind me noticed the cross around the neck of the woman behind him and immediately started asking her whereContinue reading “5 Lent 2021”

2nd Sunday after Easter 2020

Labels are a tricky thing.  When I go to the grocery store, I want my food to be labeled clearly and accurately.  For people with food sensitivities, this can be a life or death matter, but when we label people, we tend to put emphasis on something that is often irrelevant to the current situationContinue reading “2nd Sunday after Easter 2020”

Easter Vigil 2020

An interesting difference between first century Jewish culture and 21st century Americans is our concept of the day.  In the story of the creation we are told “And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.” (Genesis 1:5b).  In the Jewish culture, even today for those who strictly observe the Sabbath, the newContinue reading “Easter Vigil 2020”