“What is going on underneath our feet?”
On January 21, 2016, Rob Bell shared an interview with Diana Butler Bass about her book, Grounded, on his weekly podcast. To say it caught my attention is an understatement.
Martin Luther King, Jr, in A Testament of Hope writes, “I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, so you also must love each other. This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other.” John 13:34-35 To daily live in thought, word, and deed the love of God made […]
Today, January 15, is the actual birthdate of Martin Luther King, Jr. We can call to mind much of what he said and how he led our country as a prophet of God. He spoke often of putting on the “weapon of love.”
You have likely taken a Facebook quiz. They pop up on my timeline tempting me like candy in the check-out line of the grocery store. I’m asked to select a series of pictures to determine my personality. Or, I’m asked to rearrange the letters of my first and last name to determine my Star Wars […]
What is a church? A collection of rules based on law, or a congregation of relationships built on love? Is our action and identity together based on “administering” the procedures, or ministering to people? Bishop Dick Wills in his book, Waking to God’s Dream, writes, “When Eileen and I were first married, I was surprised […]
“What is mission?” Volumes have been written attempting to articulate what mission means. It can be easy to be confused with words like mission and missions. A simple “s” can change the focus.