As we celebrate Pride Sunday, as we celebrate the gifts of all God’s children, let us rely on the love of God that surrounds us so that we can silence the voice of fear, so that we can continue to strengthen community and transform this world.
We have an amazing to story to tell, and to live, of new life and a God who is with us in life, in death and in life beyond death. It is time to start living fearlessly, it is time to start living as children of God; children of God who will not perish, who… Continue reading Living Fearlessly – John 10:22-30
Let us recognize what we have, a God who will not leave us alone, a God who will not let us go, a God who can use us just as we are, doubts and denials and all, a God who brings new life into being, even in the darkest shadows. Let us recognize what we… Continue reading Recognizing What We Have – John 21:1-19
In our darkness, in our shadows, in our waiting times, before the smoke has cleared, God is there, breathing life on us.
It isn’t always easy, but this road we travel leads to new life.
Keep the poor among you always. Keep the stories close to your heart, keep the need for justice among you through your conversations and your actions, do not turn away. Because you will not always have me here, and you will have to continue my work. Keep the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized, the bullied,… Continue reading The Smell of Change – John 12:1-8
We don’t know how this story ends for the older brother, but that is ok, because we can determine how it ends for us.