Ixnay on the areaysca

February 28, 2021
In Sunday's Gospel reading, Peter takes Jesus aside one day to plead with him to stop all this talk about death and resurrection. He knew that some of Christ's followers…

The un-sanitized Gospel

February 21, 2021
This Lent we're looking at the stories of Lent with fresh eyes, seeking new perspectives. This Sunday, we talk about the baptism of Jesus, and wonder if it might not…

Sometimes you just know…

February 14, 2021
The story of the Transfiguration is many things. One of those things is that it is a reminder of God's incredible love for all of us. This Sunday is the…

Praise, praise, praise!

January 31, 2021
As we finish the first month of 2021, we have an opportunity to look back and reflect. For some, just putting 2020 behind us was where we put our focus.…

A story with no heroes

January 24, 2021
God has expectations of us: that we live in justice, mercy, and compassion. God wants us to love one another with a love that isn't rooted in emotion, but action.…

Srsly, come and see!

January 17, 2021
Come and see. When Nathaniel expressed his doubt about whether a poor rabbi from Nazareth could be the Promised One of God, Philip didn't tell him about the inspiring worship,…

Now what?

January 10, 2021
The revelation of the angelic host to the shepherds at their flocks by night was startling, and wonderful, and, well, revelatory. But for those shepherds... was it life-changing? Or did…
The revelation has come again! And… it has gone. Some of us already have put away our decorations, packed up "Christmas" until next year, others of us are getting started,…