Do not fear, says God. I have called you by your name, you are mine.
Love takes courage. And Mary had courage. Today we reflect upon incredible stories of our faith in our Lessons & Carols service, stories about God being with God’s people and bringing about the hope, peace, a joy and love that just can’t wait this advent. But none perhaps are more incredible than this story of… Continue reading The Courage to Welcome Christmas – Luke 1:26-38
God has heard our cries for hope and peace, for justice and new life. And God has not forgotten us.
As unpredictable as life may be, as unpredictable as a life of faith may be, there is one guarantee we have. Around every corner, whatever else is waiting, healing love and grace, the peace we need is breaking in around us.
In our world today, one thing is clear, hope can’t wait. Is this message of God’s presence, God’s hope and light and new life enough? I believe it is.
God has plans, and God’s plans can’t wait. Soon, very soon, we will once again come face to face with the in breaking of God into this troubled world. Because right into our fears, our apprehension, our stress and our anxiety, right into the midst of our stumbling journey forward, we will hear the cry… Continue reading Given a Glimpse of Paradise: Luke 23:33-43
It is into our brokenness that God comes to us, right into the broken bits, the grief and the anxiety, to help us hear the music of a new heaven and a new earth, and helps us become co-creators in bringing this vision to life here and now. What is God calling you toward? Can… Continue reading Holy Conversations – Isaiah 65:17-25 & Luke 21:5-19