Elijah is one of the most theatrical and mysterious figures in the Bible.
"I've heard a lot of sermons in the past ten years that make me want to get up and walk out," wrote Garrison Keillor.
I have often thought of tests of faith like ordinary exams, asking me what I already know, making sure I did the required reading.
The conundrum: as rich as we've become, our wealth has not eradicated poverty.
In God's Divine wisdom, perhaps She knows we need reminders to slow down and wait.
While Paul warns that the wages of sin would be our death if not for Christ, James goes further, saying that the sin of low wages kills Christ all over again. And again.
The labyrinth worked as sacred space, as beautiful creation, as invitational circle, as formation of community, as joy that bubbles into laughter, as holy ground.
What should the church do about overnight guests?
Martin B. Copenhaver
They say the church is dying. Don’t you believe it.
Quinn G. Caldwell
Mercy always sounds to me like a word for bigger-deal people than I am.