Judas and Peter, Beloved

Judas and Peter, Beloved

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” -John 13:34,35 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come...
Come and See

Come and See

““Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?” Nathanael asked. “Come and see,” said Philip.” -from John 1 In the beginning, the earth then was welter and waste and darkness over the deep and God’s breath hovering over the waters. It was then that...

No Idols

“God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.” -from John 4 Before Moses was a great prophet, before he was Moses the mighty leader, before the plagues and the water-partings and the sky-fallen bread, he was a shepherd. Out...

Solo Christo

Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. -from John 15 Christmas is coming, and you need neither a calendar nor a fattening goose to see it. You can tell,...

A Tale of Two Fires

You may not know this, but in the Christian tradition, Easter is not just one day. Easter is a season, just like summer or fall. It involves several weeks of considering what the resurrection means for us. Now, if you’ve been around here long, you might have noticed...