It’s Lent, and do I have a little confession to make. I think I have cabin fever because I want to tip my house on its side and dump out everything inside. There seem to be piles of junk everywhere. I start to ask myself, what could I live without? Just about everything. This includes […]
My text this morning on the first Sunday of Lent is the classic distillation of the gospel found in our reading from 1 Peter. The scripture will occasionally give us a cogent definition of the very center of our faith; we have one this morning. We read that, “Christ also suffered for sins once for […]
In a beautiful twist of irony, this is the first time since 1945 that Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day have coincided. It’s such a bad pairing for a hybrid holiday that it makes you wonder if someone screwed up. The ultimate day of fasting – the day we are reminded that we are sinners and […]
In this passage from Mark we see a lot. Jesus who has just told the disciples that he is going to be killed and then rise again from the dead, takes them up a mountain and reveals the glory of God literally coming from inside of him. But then a story that seems to be […]
This is part four of our epiphany series on the Gospel and what the Christian message has to say about race. For part one, go here.
To read the Andrew Sullivan article: http://nymag.com/selectall/2016/09/andrew-sullivan-my-distraction-sickness-and-yours.html Or the Onion article: https://www.theonion.com/researchers-find-decline-in-facebook-use-could-be-direc-1822674919
This is part two of our epiphany series on the Gospel and what the Christian message has to say about race. For part one, go here.
To read the quote from Tim Kreider’s new book, go here: http://www.mbird.com/2018/01/the-secret-history-of-the-world/ And the grief piece referenced on Mockingbird by Connor Gwin: http://www.mbird.com/2016/06/the-ubiquity-of-grief-and-how-i-tried-to-climb-the-ladder/
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